Combined panniculectomy and surgical staging of endometrial cancer: the Northern Ireland experience
1Department of Gynaecological Oncology, Trinity St. James Cancer Institute, St. James’ Hospital, D08 NHY1 Dublin, Ireland
2Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research, Queen’s University, BT9 7AE Belfast, Northern Ireland
3Royal Derby Hospital, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Trust, DE22 3NE Derby, UK
4Royal Jubilee Maternity Service, Royal Group of Hospitals, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, BT12 6BA Belfast, Northern Ireland
5Department of Plastic Surgery, Ulster Hospital, South-Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, BT16 1RH Dundonald, Northern Ireland
6Northern Ireland Gynaecological Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, BT9 7AB Belfast, Northern Ireland
7Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ulster Hospital, South-Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, BT16 1RH Dundonald, Northern Ireland
8Department of Medical Photography, Ulster Hospital, South-Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, BT16 1RH Dundonald, Northern Ireland
9Department of Anaesthetics, Ulster Hospital, South-Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, BT16 1RH Dundonald, Northern Ireland
10Department of Pathology, Royal Group of Hospitals, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, BT12 6BA Belfast, Northern Ireland
DOI: 10.31083/j.ejgo4301001 Vol.43,Issue 1,February 2022 pp.146-152
Submitted: 06 July 2021 Accepted: 11 October 2021
Published: 15 February 2022
† These authors contributed equally.
Background: Endometrial cancer is the most common gynaecological malignancy in the Western world and has a strong association with obesity. The incidence of endometrial cancer is rising and can be attributed, in part, to the ongoing obesity epidemic. The surgical management of endometrial cancer in women with class III obesity, defined as those with a body mass index (BMI)
Obesity; Endometrial cancer; Panniculectomy; Apronectomy
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