Preserving fertility in invasive cervical adenocarcinoma by abdominal radical trachelectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy

Mehrangiz Hatami, Giuseppe Del Priore, Scott G. Chudnoff, Gary L. Goldberg

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Abstract

A 32-year-old female was diagnosed by loop electrosurgical excision procedure with adenocarcinoma in situ and a focus suspicious for positive lympho-vascular invasion. An abdominal radical trachelectomy was performed to preserve her uterus and fertility. The patient recovered without complications. The patient has had one year of follow-up without any evidences of recurrence. At present, the patient is not actively trying to become pregnant. We concluded that abdominal radical trachelectomy may be a surgical option for early stage cervical cancer treatment in young women who wish to preserve fertility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)413-416
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Iranian Medicine
Volume9
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2006

Keywords

  • Abdominal radical trachelectomy
  • Cervical adenocarcinoma
  • Fertility preservation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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