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VOLUME 4 , ISSUE 2 ( April-June, 2010 ) > List of Articles

REVIEW ARTICLE

Role of Laparoscopic Ultrasound for Gynecological Malignancy

So-fan Yim, Tak-hong Cheung

Keywords : Laparoscopic ultrasound,lymph nodes

Citation Information : Yim S, Cheung T. Role of Laparoscopic Ultrasound for Gynecological Malignancy. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 4 (2):165-167.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1139

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-06-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Laparoscopic ultrasound is initially developed to facilitate surgery for hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers. With the advancement of laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopic ultrasound has been incorporated into laparoscopic surgery in order to combat against the limitation of laparoscopic surgery. In the management of gynecological malignancy, its role is mainly on the assessment of lymph nodes.


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