Introduction/Background Radical trachelectomy is an alternative treatment for preserving fertility in selected patients with early stage cervical cancer. However, the rate of success term pregnancy after procedure is very low. We have performed 12 cases of radical trachelectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy in The Oncology Hospital of Ho Chi Minh city between 7/2018 and 9/2020. The purpose of this report is to present one case of them had successful pregnancy and review the current literature on this procedure
Methodology Case report
Results The patient was a 37 year – old lady when she was diagnosed with Stage IA1 squamous cell carcinoma of cervix after a conization with positive margin in 2/2020. She was performed abdominal radical trachelectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy. She attempted to become pregnant 6 months later and conceived naturally in 8/2020. At 35 weeks of gestation, she was admitted for caesarean section via transverse lower segment uterine incision and removal cerclage under spinal anesthesia. A healthy male infant weighing 2,100 g was delivered with good Apgar
Conclusion Radical trachelectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy is a feasible operation for selected women with early stage cervical cancer who desire to preserve reproductive function. Menstruation and reproductive function may be preserved after bilateral uterine vessel ligation.
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