Schauta's vaginal hysterectomy combined with laparoscopic lymphadenectomy

Baillieres Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 1995 Dec;9(4):691-705. doi: 10.1016/s0950-3552(05)80392-x.


The vaginal radical surgery combined with the laparoscopy is, in the various modalities we applied it, as effective as the abdominal radical surgery while being more 'patient friendly' (surgery without scars and conservation of forms and functions if the radical trachelectomy is used). However, it requires careful patient selection. The use of laparoscopy in the field of radical surgery must not change the rules of good management of cancer patients. The cancer patients should be treated by gynaecological oncologists, who are the people best placed to appreciate all the perspectives of the problem.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hysterectomy, Vaginal / adverse effects
  • Hysterectomy, Vaginal / methods*
  • Laparoscopy / adverse effects
  • Laparoscopy / methods*
  • Lymph Node Excision / adverse effects
  • Lymph Node Excision / methods*
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / surgery*