Lymphadenectomy for Endometrial Cancer
What To Expect After Surgery
Lymphadenectomy usually is done under Reference general anesthesia Opens New Window. The length of time required for recovery depends upon the extent of the procedure. If the procedure is done with a laparoscope rather than by open abdominal incision, recovery time may be shorter. But most surgeons have more experience with open surgery than with laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic surgery may take longer than open surgery unless the surgeon is well-experienced with laparoscopic techniques.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: November 29, 2010|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Ross Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology