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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 63-68

Surgery for early stage endometrial carcinoma in the obese patient

1 Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Centre Oscar Lambret, Lille, France
2 Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/2454-6798.197373

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Obese patients have increased risk of developing endometrial cancer proportional to the excess in body mass index. In this review, we explored the latest information on surgical management and its adaptation to the obese condition. Mini-invasive treatments (laparoscopic, robotic, vaginal, or combinations) should be systematically considered. Prevention and active treatment of obesity seem an interesting approach to reduce incidence and severity of the disease.

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