Minimally invasive surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy produce excellent perioperative outcomes for patients with endometrial cancer

Minimally invasive surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy produce excellent perioperative outcomes for patients with endometrial cancer

Andrea Mariani, M.D., M.S., a gynecological surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, discusses the importance of minimally invasive surgery and sentinel nodes in the evolution of surgical treatment of endometrial cancer.

Over the last decade, Mayo Clinic's approach to the surgical treatment of endometrial cancer has shifted away from open surgery to a minimally invasive approach, resulting in significantly less morbidity and a shorter hospital stay for patients with endometrial cancer.


Published

December 5, 2019

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Mayo Clinic