Metastatic adenocarcinoma after laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy with morcellation: A case report.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

•Uterine morcellation is common in minimally invasive hysterectomy but should be performed with caution due to risk of unsuspected malignancy.•Intraoperative techniques should be considered to minimize dissemination of endometrial tissue during morcellation.•Strategies to ensure accurate pathologic evaluation of morcellated specimens and to improve preoperative risk stratification before morcellation procedures are necessary.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Turner, T; Secord, AA; Lowery, WJ; Sfakianos, G; Lee, PS

Published Date

  • 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 /

Start / End Page

  • 19 - 21

PubMed ID

  • 24371686

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3862316

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2211-338X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.gynor.2013.03.002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands