Laparoscopic hysterectomy as optimal approach for 5400 grams uterus with associated polycythemia: A case report
Antonio Macciò, Giacomo Chiappe, Fabrizio Lavra, Elisabetta Sanna, Romualdo Nieddu, Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliera Brotzu, Cagliari 09100, Italy
Clelia Madeddu, Department of Medical Sciences and Public Health, Medical Oncology Unit, University of Cagliari, Cagliari 09042, Italy
Author contributions: Macciò A was responsible for the case management, the approach design, the manuscript writing and the revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; Macciò A, Chiappe G, Lavra F, Sanna E, Nieddu R were the patient’s surgeons, were involved in the direct patient care, reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting and reviewing; Macciò A, Sanna E, Madeddu C analyzed and interpreted the imaging findings; Madeddu C performed the laboratory analysis, reviewed the literature and drafted and revised the manuscript; all authors issued final approval for the version to be submitted.
Informed consent statement: Informed written consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this report and any accompanying images.
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Corresponding author: Antonio Macciò, MD, Chief Doctor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliera Brotzu, Via Jenner, Cagliari 09100, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: May 7, 2019
Peer-review started: May 10, 2019
First decision: August 1, 2019
Revised: August 3, 2019
Accepted: August 20, 2019
Article in press: August 20, 2019
Published online: October 6, 2019