Laparoscopic techniques for gynecologic cancer: description and indications

Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 1999 Feb;13(1):1-19, vii. doi: 10.1016/s0889-8588(05)70151-9.


This article reviews the role of laparoscopic surgery in gynecologic oncology. The first part describes laparoscopic staging techniques. The second part describes surgical tumor-removal techniques. The third part discusses the indications for laparoscopic surgery in different types of gynecologic cancer.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Genital Neoplasms, Female / pathology*
  • Genital Neoplasms, Female / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Laparoscopy*
  • Neoplasm Staging