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Definition of Compartment Based Radical Surgery in Uterine Cancer—Part I: Therapeutic Pelvic and Periaortic Lymphadenectomy by Michael Höckel Translated to Robotic Surgery

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(a) Pelvic lymphatic basins of the uterus (from Hepp et al., Lymphonodektomie in der gynäkologischen Onkologie. Indikation, Technik und Konsequenzen für die Therapieplanung Urban and Schwarzenberg 1988 with permission from ELSEVIER GmbH, Urban and Fischer Verlag) [12]. (b) The structures of the female genital tract with reference to the embryologic (Muellerian) compartment (green) (from Höckel M. Do we need a new classification for radical hysterectomy? Insights in surgical anatomy and local tumor spread from human embryology. Gynecol Oncol. 2007 Oct; 107 (1 Suppl 1): 106–112 with permission from ELSEVIER) [13]. (c) Upper lymphatic basins of the uterine corpus and ovaries (from Hepp et al., Lymphonodektomie in der gynäkologischen Onkologie. Indikation, Technik und Konsequenzen für die Therapieplanung. Urban and Schwarzenberg 1988 with permission from ELSEVIER GmbH, Urban and Fischer Verlag) [12]. (d) Inspection of the situs. Due to Trendelenburg positioning of the patient, the common iliac arteries and the aortic bifurcation are exposed.
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