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Resection of a 303.2 Pound Mass

Katherine A. O'Hanlon, Douglas J. Ramos

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Product ID: ACS-1874
Year Produced: 1993
Length: 10 min.
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Resection of such large ovarian tumors requires preoperative collaboration between Gynecologic Oncology, Reconstructive Surgery, Anesthesia and Psychiatry. With a 30% chance of malignant findings, these tumors should be removed intact, whenever possible. A low, elliptical transverse incision from iliac crest to iliac crest best preserves abdominal wall anatomy and function.