Wertheim-Meigs Operation

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English: panhysterectomy
Latin: panhysterectomia

Hysterectomy – scheme.

Wertheim-Meigs operation is radical hysterectomy performed in patients with cervical cancer. This panhysterectomy includes resection of:

  • uterus,
  • parametrias,
  • pelvic lymphatic nodes,
  • vaginal cuff.

This operation is indicated in stages T1a2, T1b1, T1b2 and T2a.

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  • FREITAG, Pavel. Onkogynekologie 1, karcinom hrdla děložního [lecture for subject Gynecology and Obstetrics, specialization General Medicine, 1. LF UK Charles University in Prague]. Prague. 2012-05-04. Avaliable from <https://el.lf1.cuni.cz/gpfreitag1a>.