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Effective treatment of pelvic lymphocele by lymphaticovenular anastomosis.

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OBJECTIVE: Pelvic lymphocele can be a severe complication associated with surgical procedures such as pelvic lymphadenectomy. Lymphaticovenular anastomosis (LVA) is increasing in popularity as a surgical treatment for lymphedema. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether LVA is an effective treatment for lymphocele, which is caused by an obstruction of the lymphatic flow in a manner similar to the development of lymphedema. METHODS: Eleven female patients, who presented with lymphocele, ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.ygyno.2012.11.014

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Todokoro, T More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Narushima, M More by this author
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Journal:
Gynecologic oncology
Volume:
128
Issue:
2
Pages:
209-214
Publication date:
2013-02-05
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EISSN:
1095-6859
ISSN:
0090-8258
URN:
uuid:3137d25c-d49a-47b9-84e5-872850dabbc4
Source identifiers:
368314
Local pid:
pubs:368314

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