A comprehensive surgical text, this book is designed to improve the reader's capability to implement important techniques essential to the effective management of ovarian cancer. With particular focus on the technical aspects of cytoreductive surgery, the book includes topics such as: pre-operative preparation, incisions/wound healing, surgical instrumentation, the management of apparent early-stage ovarian cancer, and surgical staging. Exquisitely illustrated with specially-commissioned artwork, photographs and imaging, which show the main stages of each procedure, this is a key text for anyone in the field.INTRODUCTION A minority of patients with epithelial ovarian cancer will have disease confined to the ovary or extraovarian ... of the lack of an acceptable screening test for ovarian cancer, early detection becomes crucial to improving survival.
|Title||:||Surgery for Ovarian Cancer|
|Author||:||Robert E. Bristow, Beth Y. Karlan|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2005-12-20|