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Successful robot-assisted surgery for treating endometrial cancer affecting bicornuate-bicollis or didelphic uterus

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ABSTRACT

Uterine anomalies are mainly associated with improper development of Mullerian ducts. To our knowledge, reports describing the use of a da Vinci Robot System for treating an endometrial cancer in a woman with an abnormal uterus are lacking. Here, we reported the description of two extremely obese women, affected by endometrial cancer and presenting bicornuate-bicollis and didelphic uterus have been treated by Robot System-assisted surgery. No operative and postoperative complications were recorded. Both women are disease-free to follow-up. A robot-assisted surgery could represent an effective treatment option for complex hysterectomies and in complicated patients, as those showing an extreme obesity.

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Maglione, A. , Montanaro, S. and Petruzzelli, F. (2013) Successful robot-assisted surgery for treating endometrial cancer affecting bicornuate-bicollis or didelphic uterus. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 3, 15-18. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2013.35A1004.

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