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REVIEW ARTICLE

Role of Minimal Access Surgery in Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

Sini S Venugopal

Citation Information : Venugopal SS. Role of Minimal Access Surgery in Gestational Trophoblastic Disease. World J Lap Surg 2011; 4 (3):156-159.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1135

Published Online: 01-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Aim of study

The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of minimal access surgical procedures like laparoscopy, hysteroscopy and robotic surgery in the management of gestational trophoblastic tumors.

Methodology

(1) Materials: The study was carried out through a literature search using the information technology installations of the World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon, NCR, Delhi. (2) Time: The study was carried out during a period of 2 weeks between July 12th, 2011 and July 26th, 2011.

Data collection

All the publications used in the current study was accessed from the electronic (virtual) library using the following search engines: Google, SpringerLink, PubMed, Highwire press, Medline.

Abbreviations

(1) GTD: Gestational trophoblastic disease, (2) GTT: Gestational trophoblastic tumor, (3) GTN: Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, (4) PSTT: Placental site trophoblastic tumor.


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