What is the efficacy of surgery for endometrial carcinoma?

Updated: Jun 19, 2018
  • Author: William T Creasman, MD; Chief Editor: Warner K Huh, MD  more...
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A 2012 review found that for early stage primary endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the endometrium, laparoscopy and laparotomy are associated with similar rates of disease-free and overall survival and that laparoscopy is associated with reduced operative morbidity and shorter hospital stays. [18]


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