Journal Basic Info

  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
**Impact Factor calculated based on Google Scholar Citations. Please contact us for any more details.

Major Scope

  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Transplant Surgery
  •  Thoracic Surgery
  •  Pediatric Surgery
  •  Colon and Rectal Surgery
  •  Surgical Oncology
  •  Endocrine Surgery
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Abstract

Citation: Clin Surg. 2020;5(1):2848.Short Communication | Open Access

Laparoscopic Vaginectomy for Post-Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Recurrence of Vaginal Malignant Melanoma

Aya Inoue, Keiichi Matsubara*, Toru Fujioka, Yuko Matsubara, Tomoka Usami, Takashi Matsumoto and Takashi Sugiyama

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

*Correspondance to: Keiichi Matsubara 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.2848

Abstract

Malignant melanoma of the female genital tract is rare and has a poor prognosis. The aim of surgical treatment for these cancers is maximal removal to optimize survival. However, pelvic excision can be severely disruptive to quality of life and postoperatively patient prognoses are far from good. A better prognosis has been associated with tumors that are removed when they are smaller than 3 cm. The application of minimally invasive techniques has reduced the negative impacts of excision operations. A treatment plan consisting of laparoscopic vaginectomy together with molecularly targeted drug therapy may improve vaginal malignant melanoma outcomes.

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Inoue A, Matsubara K, Fujioka T, Matsubara Y, Usami T, Matsumoto T, et al. Laparoscopic Vaginectomy for Post-Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Recurrence of Vaginal Malignant Melanoma. Clin Surg. 2020; 5: 2848..

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