Journal Basic Info

  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Urology
  •  Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  •  Gynecological Surgery
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  •  Thoracic Surgery
  •  Vascular Surgery
  •  Obstetrics Surgery
  •  Robotic Surgery

Abstract

Citation: Clin Surg. 2017;2(1):1459.Case Report | Open Access

Reduced Port Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma Resection

Olivier Nicod, Michel Degueldre and Giovanni Dapri

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint-Pierre UniversityHospital, UniversitéLibre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Department of Gynecology and Obstectrics, Saint-Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
Laboratory of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Mons, Mons, Belgium

*Correspondance to: Giovanni Dapri 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.1459

Abstract

Liposarcomas originate from the primitive mesenchymal cells of the soft tissue of the body’s extremities and retroperitoneum. Retroperitoneal liposarcomas are suspected once they become clinically symptomatic due to their size and repercussion to the adjacent organs. They are commonly diagnosed at 40-60 years of age with a slight male predominance. Contrast enhanced computed tomography scan and magnetic resonance imaging allow establishing the staging. Image-guided core needle biopsy can help in the diagnosis, but the specimen’s examination remains the gold standard. The authors report a 47-year-old female presenting the suspicion of a middle-size liposarcoma in the left paracolic gutter, safely removed by 3 trocars laparoscopy and confirmed at the histopathological examination.

Keywords

Retroperitoneal liposarcoma; Laparoscopy; Reduced port

Cite the article

Nicod O, Degueldre M, Dapri G. Reduced Port Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma Resection. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1459.

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