Morbidity following Surgical Management of Vulval Cancer.

Gurubasavanagoud, Y and Umadevi, K and Bafna, UD and Challa, VR and Reddihalli, P (2012) Morbidity following Surgical Management of Vulval Cancer. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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The objective of this study was to know the complications following vulvectomy and inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy including the time taken to complete wound healing. 42 patients who were subjected to either radical or modified radical vulvectomy for primary and inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy (80 groins) for groin metastases were analysed retrospectively. The complications analysed were wound breakdown, wound cellulitis or infection, lymphocyst, limb edema and the time to wound healing. In a total of 80 inguinofemoral lymphadenectomies 55% had wound breakdown, 17.5% had wound infection/cellulitis, lymphocyst in 31%, limb edema in 36% and time taken for complete wound healing ranged from 10-134 (average 46 days). Overall post operative morbidity was 85%.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Carcinoma Vulva; Morbidity; Inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy.
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:8913
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:04 May 2013 23:07
Last Modified:04 May 2013 23:07

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