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EP1338 Para-aortic lymphadenectomy step-by-step landmarks, boundaries and avoiding complications
  1. F Alkhan1,
  2. E Karabuk2,
  3. MM Naki2,
  4. M Gungor2 and
  5. MF Kose2
  1. 1Salmaniya Medical Complex Hospital, Manama, Bahrain
  2. 2Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University, Istanbul, Turkey


Introduction/Background The goal of this video to demonstrate step-by-step paraoartic lymphadenectomy

Methodology It is important to recognize the landmarks to open the spaces and mobilize the bowel. It is important to open the space laterally until the ureters and superiorly until left renal vein. In addition, the procedure should be performed systemically to accomplish a complete lymphadenectomy

Results In the video a successful para-aortic lymphadenectomy performed for stage IIIC ovarian cancer

Conclusion Para-aortic lymphadenectomy needs an expert surgeon with major blood vessels to achieve a successful procedure with minimal or no complications

Disclosure Nothing to disclose

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