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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 ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-tot-pelvic-exenterat

References

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

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-ref

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. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-pelvic-surgery

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. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-pelvic-rad

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 ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinmen/sexualityfortheman/sexuality-for-men-with-cancer-erections-and-pelvic-surgery

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 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/vaginalcancer/detailedguide/vaginal-cancer-treating-surgery

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 ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-abd-perineal-resection

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 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for rectal cancer

... Pelvic exenteration. If the rectal cancer is growing into nearby organs, a pelvic
exenteration may be recommended. This is an extensive operation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-treating-rectal-surgery