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pelvic exenteration

[ex-en-ter-A-shun] an extensive surgery that removes many of the organs in the pelvis. See also pelvis.

Pelvic exenteration

... Pelvic exenteration is the most extensive pelvic surgery. It's used most often
when cancer of the cervix has recurred (come back) in the pelvis after ...



... Vaginal reconstruction at the time of pelvic exenteration: a surgical and
psychosexual analysis of techniques. Gynecol Oncol. 2002;87:39-45. ...


Effects of pelvic surgery for cancer on sexual function

... Radical hysterectomy. Effects of pelvic surgery for cancer on sexual function.
Many different organs may be affected in pelvic surgery for cancer. ...


Sex and pelvic radiation therapy

... Pelvic exenteration. ... Young women who get smaller doses of pelvic radiation,
as they ... Women who get radiation to the pelvis often become infertile. ...


How pelvic surgery to treat cancer can affect erections

... Total pelvic exenteration – the removal of the bladder, prostate, seminal vesicles,
and rectum, usually for a large tumor of the colon, requiring ...


Surgery for vaginal cancer

... spread. Removing lymph nodes in the groin or pelvis can result in poor
fluid drainage from the legs. ... Pelvic exenteration. Pelvic ...


Abdominoperineal resection

... If a skin graft or flap was used to repair the vagina, the section called “Vaginal
reconstruction after total pelvic exenteration” in the “Total pelvic ...


Surgery for cervical cancer

... of pelvic exenteration: Recovery from total pelvic exenteration takes a long ...
Pelvic lymph node dissection. ... to lymph nodes in the pelvis (lymph nodes ...


Treatment options by stage and type of vaginal cancer

... The lymph nodes in the groin and/or pelvis are treated with ... Radical surgery
(radical vaginectomy or pelvic exenteration) is an option for some ...