Robotic Pelvic Lymph Node DissectionVideo Type: CVideo
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Author: Megan Wasson
Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Robotic Surgery, Urologic Surgery
Schools: Mayo Clinic Arizona
Contributors: Kristina Butler, MD and Javier Magrina, MD
Pelvic lymphadenectomy is part of most gynecologic malignancy staging procedures. Knowledge of the retroperitoneal anatomy is key to safely completing this procedure.
Editor Recruited By: Dennis S. Chi, MD, FACOG, FACS
Robotic Pelvic Lymphadenectomy
Gynecologic malignancies requiring surgical staging including endometrial carcinoma, ovarian carcinoma, and cervical carcinoma.
Robotic system is docked over the patient's right hip to facilitate access to the pelvis.
Anatomy and Landmarks
Retroperitoneal anatomy is identified and highlighted including external, internal, and common iliac vasculature, obturator nerve, genitofemoral nerve, and ureter.
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