Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy is the study of the structure and relationship between body parts.
Physiology is the study of the function of body parts and the body as a whole. This category lists articles that explains about body parts and their functions

Radical Hysterectomy with Pelvic Lymphadenectomy

Radical Hysterectomy with Pelvic Lymphadenectomy

Radical abdominal hysterectomy was developed in the late nineteenth century for the treatment of cancer of the cervix uteri and upper vagina. The procedure was originally described in 1895 by Clark and Reis, but Wertheim is credited for the development and improvement of the basic technique of radical hysterectomy.

Pelvic exenteration

Pelvic exenteration types and indications

Pelvic exenteration is an extensive surgical procedure performed for locally advanced cancers in the pelvis. Since the time Brunschwig described Pelvic Exenteration in 1948 for advanced cervical cancer, this procedure has evolved over decades. Traditionally a multivisceral resection in the pelvis involves total extirpation of the pelvic viscera (bladder, uterus in women and rectum) with a permanent colostomy and urinary conduit.

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