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How to prevent the iatrogenic diffusion of gynecological malignant tumors?

  • X. Tianmin1
  • C. Weiqin1
  • C. Manhua1,*,
  • L. Yang1
  • S. Lihui1
  • J. Shan1

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Second Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun City (China)

DOI: 10.12892/ejgo340213 Vol.34,Issue 2,March 2013 pp.166-169

Published: 24 March 2013

*Corresponding Author(s): C. Manhua E-mail:'


An analysis of the causes for iatrogenic diffusion of gynecological malignant tumors during their diagnosis and treatment, through clinical experience and a comprehensive review of both Chinese and international literatures was carried out. When a curettage, hysteroscopy or laparoscopy is performed, an iatrogenic diffusion of malignant tumors can be caused. Therefore this phenomenon needs to be prevented and reduced during the diagnosis and treatment of gynecological malignant tumors, and to improve the curative effect and survival times of tumor patients.


Gynecological tumors; Iatrogenic diffusion; Prevention.

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X. Tianmin,C. Weiqin,C. Manhua,L. Yang,S. Lihui,J. Shan. How to prevent the iatrogenic diffusion of gynecological malignant tumors?. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2013. 34(2);166-169.


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