With an emphasis on a practical, "how-to" approach, this comprehensive text addresses the most important and commonly performed procedures in gynecologic oncology surgery today. Written by leaders in the field, Principles of Gynecologic Oncology Surgery clearly describes the critical steps for each procedure, provides up-to-date information on the recent literature, and includes high-quality illustrations of anatomy and technique.
II. Principles of abdominal and pelvic surgery
III. Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy
IV. Vulvar/Vaginal Cancer 1. Preoperative evaluation 2. Vulvectomy and sentinel node mapping 3. Groin lymphadenectomy 4. Vaginectomy 5. Management of surgical complications
V. Cervical Cancer 1. Preoperative evaluation 2. Indications for surgery for early- and locally advanced disease 3. Conservative surgery 4. Radical hysterectomy 5. Sentinel node mapping 6. Surgical staging for treatment planning 7. Management of surgical complications
VI. Endometrial Cancer 1. Preoperative evaluation 2. Indications for sentinel node mapping and lymphadenectomy 3. Technique of standard hysterectomy and lymphadenectomy
VII. Ovarian Cancer 1. Preoperative evaluation 2. Indications for laparoscopic assessment for cytoreduction 3. Radical upper abdominal surgery (liver, diaphragm, spleen) 4. Radical pelvic surgery 5. Complications and management of radical cytoreduction
VIII. Pelvic Exenteration 1. Preoperative evaluation 2. Removal of specimen (would refer to other chapters for bowel surgery, creation of urinary conduit, and reconstruction) 3. Complications of exenteration
IX. Surgery on the Intestinal Tract 1. Principles (vascularity, tension free, hand sewn vs stapled, etc) 2. Small bowel resection/anastomosis 3. Large bowel resection/anastomosis 4. Creation of a stomae 5. Complications and management of complications
X. Surgery on the Urinary Tract 1. Principles 2. Repair of cystotomy 3. Reimplantation of ureter 4. Creation of neobladders (incontinent pouches, continent pouches, etc) 5. Complications and management
XI. Pelvic Reconstructive Procedures 1. Rectus abdominus flap 2. Gracilis flap 3. Continent and incontinent urinary diversion
XII. Management of General Complications 1. GI injuries 2. GU injuries 3. Vascular injuries
XIII. Management of Radiation Complications 1. Radiation-related bowel obstruction 2. Fistulae 3. Radiation necrosis
XIV. Novel Surgery in Gynecologic Oncology 1. Image-guided surgery 2. Single-site minimally invasive surgery 3. Robotic surgery
Frumovitz, Michael Associate Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology & Reproductive Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
Abu-Rustum, Nadeem R Professor Weill Cornell Medical College, Chief, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York.