Ultrasound-guided minimally invasive interventions in gynecologic oncology


Authors: M. Zikán ;  D. Fischerová;  J. Sláma;  I. Pinkavová;  D. Cibula
Authors‘ workplace: Onkogynekologické centrum, Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Martan, DrSc.
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2011; 76(4): 257-261

Overview

Objective:
To present our experience with ultrasound-guided minimally invasive interventions in gynecologic oncology.

Subject:
Original paper.

Setting:
Oncogynecological Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Charles University in Prague – First Faculty of Medicine and General Faculty Hospital, Prague.

Subject and method:
We provide minimally invasive punction interventions under ultrasound guidance using either abdominal or vaginal probe in three indication groups – diagnostics (tru-cut biopsy), therapy (punction drainage of lymphocyst) and palliation (insertion of permanent peritoneal catheter).

Conclusion:
Ultrasound-guided minimally invasive interventions represent a group of accessible and relatively simple methods useful in many indications, not only in gynecologic oncology. Adoption of these methods allows to broadening the spectrum of interventions offered and decreasing patient’s stress.

Key words:
tru-cut biopsy, lymphocyst, ultrasound.


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Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine
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