radical hysterectomy

radical hysterectomy
radical hysterectomy n the surgical removal of the uterus, parametrium, and uterine cervix along with the partial removal of the pelvic lymph nodes that is typically performed to treat cervical or endometrial cancer see WERTHEIM OPERATION compare PANHYSTERECTOMY

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hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy and wide lateral excision of parametrial and paravaginal supporting structures; called also Wertheim operation or, when done by the vaginal route, Schauta operation.

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