New Developments in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Oncology Surgery

Katherine Ikard Stewart, Amanda Nickles Nickles Fader

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Minimally invasive surgery continues to transform the field of gynecologic oncology and has now become the standard of care for many earlystage malignancies. The proven benefits of minimally invasive surgery are driving the rapid introduction and dissemination of novel technologies and the increasing ability to perform even the most complex procedures less invasively. In this article, we will review the current literature on traditional multiport laparoscopy, robotic-assisted laparoscopy, laparoendoscopic single-site surgery as well as robotic-assisted laparoendoscopic single-site surgery, with a specific focus on their role in the treatment of gynecologic malignancies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)330-348
Number of pages19
JournalClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2017


  • gynecologic oncology
  • laparoscopy
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • robotic surgery
  • sentinel lymph node
  • single-site surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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