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Obstetrics and Gynecology International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 757249, 7 pages
Management of Early Stage, High-Risk Endometrial Carcinoma: Preoperative and Surgical Considerations
Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center,
Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Received 11 April 2013; Accepted 28 May 2013
Academic Editor: Howard D. Homesley
Copyright © 2013 Sareena Singh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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