Introduction/Background On the basis of evidence substantial effort is exerted by gynecologic oncologists to achieve no residual macroscopic disease for obtaining best oncologic outcomes in cytoreductive surgery performed for ovarian cancer. In this regard, dealing with upper abdomen metastases and being familiar with related surgical procedures is essential. Right upper quadrant cytoreduction harbors serious potential of complications and morbidities, and therefore one of the most time-consuming and challenging procedures. Good knowledge of surgical anatomy is crucial for performance of these procedures and techniques and avoiding complications and potential morbidities.
Results In this video, we demonstrate the surgical anatomy of the right upper quadrant after complete tumoral clearance in a 72 years old woman operated for advanced ovarian cancer with extensive peritoneal carcinomatosis and implants in the right upper quadrant.
Conclusion As gynecologic oncologists, dealing with upper abdomen metastases and being familiar with related surgical procedures is essential. Good knowledge of surgical anatomy is crucial for performing cytoreductive surgical procedures in upper abdomen.
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