pelvic neoplasms

Summary

Summary: Tumors or cancer of the pelvic region.

Top Publications

  1. Mutinelli F, Vascellari M, Melchiotti E, Bigolaro M, Bozzato E. Intra-pelvic chondrolipoma in a dog. J Comp Pathol. 2007;137:160-4 pubmed
    ..Foci of chondroid metaplasia were present. Histological and immunohistochemical examination confirmed the mesenchymal origin of the tumour. A diagnosis of intra-pelvic chondrolipoma was made...
  2. Gami B, Harrington K, Blake P, Dearnaley D, Tait D, Davies J, et al. How patients manage gastrointestinal symptoms after pelvic radiotherapy. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2003;18:987-94 pubmed
    ..It has been suggested that patients who are symptomatic are only rarely referred to a gastroenterologist and it is not known how patients manage their symptoms...
  3. Konstantinidis K, Theodoropoulos G, Sambalis G, Georgiou M, Vorias M, Anastassakou K, et al. Laparoscopic resection of presacral schwannomas. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2005;15:302-4 pubmed
    ..Laparoscopy is a safe and efficient option in approaching benign pelvic tumors and might offer the advantage of better visualization of structures due to the magnification of laparoscopic view, especially in narrow anatomic spaces...
  4. McMahon C, Rofsky N, Pedrosa I. Lymphatic metastases from pelvic tumors: anatomic classification, characterization, and staging. Radiology. 2010;254:31-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Pelvic lymph node anatomy and nomenclature are reviewed with schematic illustrations and clinical examples from patients with pelvic tumors...
  5. Ningshu L, Min Y, Xieqiao Y, Yuanqing Y, Xiaoqiang M, Rubing L. Laparoscopic management of obturator nerve schwannomas: experiences with 6 cases and review of the literature. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012;22:143-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To present our experiences in management of obturator nerve schwannomas by laparoscopy...
  6. Chokshi R, Kuhrt M, Schmidt C, Arrese D, Routt M, Parks L, et al. Single institution experience comparing double-barreled wet colostomy to ileal conduit for urinary and fecal diversion. Urology. 2011;78:856-62 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare outcomes and feasibility of double-barreled wet colostomy and ileal conduit (IC) in patients undergoing total pelvic exenteration (TPE)...
  7. Dewas S, Bibault J, Mirabel X, Nickers P, Castelain B, Lacornerie T, et al. Robotic image-guided reirradiation of lateral pelvic recurrences: preliminary results. Radiat Oncol. 2011;6:77 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study is to test the viability of robotic image-guided radiotherapy as an alternative treatment in inoperable cases...
  8. Gore R, Newmark G, Thakrar K, Mehta U, Berlin J. Pelvic incidentalomas. Cancer Imaging. 2010;10 Spec no A:S15-26 pubmed publisher
    ..In this review, guidelines concerning the diagnosis and management of some of the more common pelvic incidentalomas are presented...
  9. Sano T, Nishiyama H, Kanematsu A, Takahashi T, Nakamura E, Kamoto T, et al. [Solitary fibrous tumor in the pelvic space: a case report]. Hinyokika Kiyo. 2007;53:897-901 pubmed
    ..The tumor and the prostate were resected en bloc by retropubic radical prostatectomy, while the bladder and rectum were preserved. The surgical margin was negative and no relapse was noted six months postoperatively...

More Information

Publications62

  1. Brookes M, MacVicar D, Husband J. Metastatic carcinoma of the breast: the appearances of metastatic spread to the abdomen and pelvis as demonstrated by CT. Br J Radiol. 2007;80:284-92 pubmed
    ..Such manifestations are not uncommon in advanced disease and familiarity will enable confident diagnosis in patients at risk for metastatic disease...
  2. Szklaruk J, Tamm E, Choi H, Varavithya V. MR imaging of common and uncommon large pelvic masses. Radiographics. 2003;23:403-24 pubmed
  3. Muacevic A, Drexler C, Kufeld M, Romanelli P, Duerr H, Wowra B. Fiducial-free real-time image-guided robotic radiosurgery for tumors of the sacrum/pelvis. Radiother Oncol. 2009;93:37-44 pubmed publisher
    ..We present preliminary clinical results and phantom accuracy measurements of sacral radiosurgery using fiducial-free alignment based on vertebral anatomy distant to tumor location...
  4. Olopade F, Norman A, Blake P, Dearnaley D, Harrington K, Khoo V, et al. A modified Inflammatory Bowel Disease questionnaire and the Vaizey Incontinence questionnaire are simple ways to identify patients with significant gastrointestinal symptoms after pelvic radiotherapy. Br J Cancer. 2005;92:1663-70 pubmed
    ..A modified IBDQ and Vaizey questionnaire are reliable in assessing new gastrointestinal symptoms as well as overall QOL and are much easier to use than LENT SOMA...
  5. Kindelberger D, Lee Y, Miron A, Hirsch M, Feltmate C, Medeiros F, et al. Intraepithelial carcinoma of the fimbria and pelvic serous carcinoma: Evidence for a causal relationship. Am J Surg Pathol. 2007;31:161-9 pubmed
  6. Gulati A, Vyas S, Lal A, Harsha T S, Gupta V, Nijhawan R, et al. Spontaneous rupture of hepatic metastasis from choriocarcinoma: a review of imaging and management. Ann Hepatol. 2009;8:384-7 pubmed
    ..A brief review of the imaging features and therapeutic options for the ruptured hepatic metastases is discussed along with the case...
  7. Baliski C, Schachar N, McKinnon J, Stuart G, Temple W. Hemipelvectomy: a changing perspective for a rare procedure. Can J Surg. 2004;47:99-103 pubmed
    ..To compare the prognosis of patients undergoing a hemipelvectomy (HP) in the treatment of pelvic sarcomas and carcinomas and to review the morbidity and mortality associated with HP...
  8. Pawlik T, Skibber J, Rodriguez Bigas M. Pelvic exenteration for advanced pelvic malignancies. Ann Surg Oncol. 2006;13:612-23 pubmed
  9. Martin T, Uhder K, Kurek R, Roeddiger S, Schneider L, Vogt H, et al. Does prophylactic treatment with proteolytic enzymes reduce acute toxicity of adjuvant pelvic irradiation? Results of a double-blind randomized trial. Radiother Oncol. 2002;65:17-22 pubmed
    ..Does prophylactic treatment with proteolytic enzymes reduce acute toxicity of adjuvant pelvic radiotherapy?..
  10. Crum C, Drapkin R, Kindelberger D, Medeiros F, Miron A, Lee Y. Lessons from BRCA: the tubal fimbria emerges as an origin for pelvic serous cancer. Clin Med Res. 2007;5:35-44 pubmed
  11. Kim M, Choi C, Yoo S, Cho C, Seo Y, Ji Y, et al. Stereotactic body radiation therapy in patients with pelvic recurrence from rectal carcinoma. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2008;38:695-700 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the clinical applications of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) using the CyberKnife system for pelvic recurrence from rectal cancer with a focus on survival and toxicity...
  12. Ferenschild F, Vermaas M, Verhoef C, Ansink A, Kirkels W, Eggermont A, et al. Total pelvic exenteration for primary and recurrent malignancies. World J Surg. 2009;33:1502-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Total pelvic exenteration (TPE) is an exenterative operation for these advanced tumors and involves en bloc resection of the rectum, bladder, and internal genital organs (prostate/seminal vesicles or uterus, ovaries and/or vagina)...
  13. Umeoka S, Koyama T, Togashi K, Kobayashi H, Akuta K. Vascular dilatation in the pelvis: identification with CT and MR imaging. Radiographics. 2004;24:193-208 pubmed
    ..Recognition of the pattern of collateral channels also assists in identification of the level of narrowing even when the level is not readily apparent and is dependent on postural position...
  14. Agaimy A, Wünsch P. Gastrointestinal stromal tumours: a regular origin in the muscularis propria, but an extremely diverse gross presentation. A review of 200 cases to critically re-evaluate the concept of so-called extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumours. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2006;391:322-9 pubmed
    ..ICCs form a network surrounding the myenteric plexus and between-muscle fibres of the muscularis propria of the tubular GI tract. The cell of origin of so-called extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumours (EGISTs) is not known...
  15. Kozelsky T, Meyers G, Sloan J, Shanahan T, Dick S, Moore R, et al. Phase III double-blind study of glutamine versus placebo for the prevention of acute diarrhea in patients receiving pelvic radiation therapy. J Clin Oncol. 2003;21:1669-74 pubmed
  16. Salvador S, Gilks B, Köbel M, Huntsman D, Rosen B, Miller D. The fallopian tube: primary site of most pelvic high-grade serous carcinomas. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2009;19:58-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Inflammatory markers could be detected in the vagina from the fallopian tube indicating possible chronic inflammation and a risk factor for mutagenesis leading to serous carcinoma. ..
  17. Andonian S, Karakiewicz P, Herr H. Presacral cystic schwannoma in a man. Urology. 2003;62:551 pubmed
    ..Complete excision was achieved without bladder injury. The patient voided without difficulty and was free of local recurrence at 12 months after surgery...
  18. Athanassiou H, Antonadou D, Coliarakis N, Kouveli A, Synodinou M, Paraskevaidis M, et al. Protective effect of amifostine during fractionated radiotherapy in patients with pelvic carcinomas: results of a randomized trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2003;56:1154-60 pubmed
    ..To evaluate whether pretreatment with amifostine can reduce treatment-induced toxicity in patients with pelvic malignancies undergoing radiotherapy (RT)...
  19. Mosiello G, Gatti C, De Gennaro M, Capitanucci M, Silveri M, Inserra A, et al. Neurovesical dysfunction in children after treating pelvic neoplasms. BJU Int. 2003;92:289-92 pubmed
    To evaluate 10 years of experience, and thus define the occurrence and causes, of neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction in children with pelvic neoplasms treated by surgery.
  20. Kecmanovic D, Pavlov M, Kovacevic P, Sepetkovski A, Ceranic M, Stamenkovic A. Management of advanced pelvic cancer by exenteration. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2003;29:743-6 pubmed
    ..To describe our results in managing locally advanced primary or recurrent pelvic malignancies...
  21. Kelekis A, Lovblad K, Mehdizade A, Somon T, Yilmaz H, Wetzel S, et al. Pelvic osteoplasty in osteolytic metastases: technical approach under fluoroscopic guidance and early clinical results. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005;16:81-8 pubmed
  22. Lopes A, Poletto A, Carvalho A, Ribeiro E, Granja N, Rossi B. Pelvic exenteration and sphincter preservation in the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2004;30:972-5 pubmed
    ..A complete resection is considered the main factor associated to a good prognosis, which justifies the employment of a pelvic exenteration (PE) in selected cases...
  23. McGough C, Baldwin C, Frost G, Andreyev H. Role of nutritional intervention in patients treated with radiotherapy for pelvic malignancy. Br J Cancer. 2004;90:2278-87 pubmed
    ..There is no evidence base for the use of nutritional interventions to prevent or manage bowel symptoms attributable to radiotherapy. Low-fat diets, probiotic supplementation and elemental diet merit further investigation...
  24. Sanli Y, Turkmen C, Bakir B, Iyibozkurt C, Ozel S, Has D, et al. Diagnostic value of PET/CT is similar to that of conventional MRI and even better for detecting small peritoneal implants in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer. Nucl Med Commun. 2012;33:509-15 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of 2-(fluorine-18)-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose ((18)F-FDG) PET/CT in comparison with MRI for the detection of recurrent ovarian cancer...
  25. Zheng W, Fadare O. Fallopian tube as main source for ovarian and pelvic (non-endometrial) serous carcinomas. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012;5:182-6 pubmed
  26. Yahara K, Ohguri T, Imada H, Yamaguchi S, Terashima H, Korogi Y. Cancer of the pelvis: definitive three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy for patients with isolated recurrence in the para-aortic lymph nodes. J Radiat Res. 2012;53:735-41 pubmed publisher
    ..The results justify further investigation of higher dose RT using modern RT planning techniques...
  27. Kaushal S, Dadhwal V, Mathur S, Ray R, Durgapal P, Deka D. Multifocal polypoid endometriosis in a young woman simulating vaginal and pelvic neoplasm. J Clin Pathol. 2010;63:452-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Polypoid endometriosis should be part of the differential diagnosis in young women presenting with vaginal growth...
  28. Simunovic M, Jacob S, Coates A, Vogt K, Moran B, Heald R. Outcomes following a limited approach to radiotherapy in rectal cancer. Br J Surg. 2011;98:1483-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Variation in the use of neoadjuvant and adjuvant radiotherapy for rectal cancer suggests an opportunity to avoid it in all but patients at highest risk of local recurrence...
  29. Liu D, Xia W, Tang Q, Wang J, Wang M, Wang Y, et al. Detection of pelvic lymph node micrometastasis by real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction in prostate cancer patients after hormonal therapy. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2014;140:235-41 pubmed publisher
    ..001, P < 0.001, respectively). For PCa patients receiving HT, measurement of PSA mRNA and PSMA mRNA in aspirated PLN fluid by real-time RT-PCR could effectively detect PLN micrometastases without surgical intervention. ..
  30. Pan N, Amodio J, Kohn B. An unusual fibrohistiocytic lesion of the pelvis presenting as vaginal bleeding in a prepubertal female: a clinical, pathological, and immunohistochemical study. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2010;23:179-83 pubmed
    ..Surgical exploration and histological analysis revealed an unusual fibrohistiocytic proliferation. This unusual case broadens the differential diagnosis for vaginal bleeding in the prepubertal child (Table1)...
  31. Chen Z, Li S, Huang K, Zhang Q, Wang J, Li X, et al. The nuclear protein expression levels of SNAI1 and ZEB1 are involved in the progression and lymph node metastasis of cervical cancer via the epithelial-mesenchymal transition pathway. Hum Pathol. 2013;44:2097-105 pubmed publisher
    ..029). In light of these findings, we propose that SNAI1 and ZEB1 have the potential to be used as a novel predictor of pelvic lymph node metastasis and represent promising therapeutic targets in patients with cervical cancer. ..
  32. Bae S, Kim M, Kim S, Jang W, Cho C, Yoo H, et al. Severe intestinal toxicity after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for abdominopelvic malignancies. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2013;28:1707-13 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify the predictors for severe intestinal toxicity (IT) in patients with abdominopelvic malignancies treated with three fractions of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)...
  33. Ploteau S, Cardaillac C, Perrouin Verbe M, Riant T, Labat J. Pudendal Neuralgia Due to Pudendal Nerve Entrapment: Warning Signs Observed in Two Cases and Review of the Literature. Pain Physician. 2016;19:E449-54 pubmed
    ..The presence of red flags must be investigated in all cases of pudendal neuralgia to avoid missing pudendal neuralgia secondary to a mechanism other than nerve entrapment. ..
  34. Al Maghrabi J, Zekri J. Metastatic breast neuroendocrine tumor from the rectum. Saudi Med J. 2012;33:676-9 pubmed
    ..We report an additional case of metastatic breast neuroendocrine tumor from the rectum that behaved in an aggressive fashion and failed to respond to chemotherapy treatment...
  35. Kuno T, Shinohara T, Kasahara K, Matsuoka A, Komatsu Y, Naruse K, et al. Extragonadal seminoma presenting as a large mass in the pelvic cavity without c-kit-activating mutations. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2012;42:650-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Primary seminoma in the pelvic cavity is extremely rare, but should be considered a cause of pelvic mass formation...
  36. Baumann B, Guzzo T, He J, Keefe S, Tucker K, Bekelman J, et al. A novel risk stratification to predict local-regional failures in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder after radical cystectomy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;85:81-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Modern techniques with improved normal tissue sparing have rekindled interest in RT. We assessed the risk of LF and determined those factors that predict recurrence to facilitate patient selection for future adjuvant RT trials...
  37. Chen H, Zhao H, Xie Y, Jin M. Clinicopathological features and differential diagnosis of aggressive angiomyxoma of the female pelvis: 5 case reports and literature review. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e6820 pubmed publisher
    ..Wide surgical excision with tumor free margins is the basis of curative treatment. Adjuvant therapy may be necessary for residual or recurrent tumors. Long-term follow-up is recommended...
  38. Grabarz D, Panzarella T, Bezjak A, McLean M, Elder C, Wong R. Quantifying interobserver variation in target definition in palliative radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;80:1498-504 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe the degree of interobserver and intraobserver variability in target and field definition when using three-dimensional (3D) volume- vs. two-dimensional (2D) field-based planning...
  39. Hisamatsu T, Mabuchi S, Yoshino K, Fujita M, Enomoto T, Hamasaki T, et al. Prediction of progression-free survival and response to paclitaxel plus carboplatin in patients with recurrent or advanced cervical cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2012;22:623-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to identify predictors of the response to paclitaxel-carboplatin chemotherapy (TC) in recurrent or patients with advanced cervical cancer...
  40. Wang Q, Li D, Zhang W, Tang B, Li Q, Li L. Evaluation of proteomics-identified CCL18 and CXCL1 as circulating tumor markers for differential diagnosis between ovarian carcinomas and benign pelvic masses. Int J Biol Markers. 2011;26:262-73 pubmed publisher
    ..05). We conclude that serum CCL18 and CXCL1 are potentially useful as novel circulating tumor markers for the differential diagnosis between ovarian cancer and benign ovarian masses...
  41. Henson C, Davidson S, Lalji A, Symonds R, Swindell R, Andreyev H. Gastrointestinal symptoms after pelvic radiotherapy: a national survey of gastroenterologists. Support Care Cancer. 2012;20:2129-39 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to determine the current practice of British gastroenterologists with regards to chronic gastrointestinal symptoms after pelvic radiotherapy...
  42. Kasabasic M, Rajevac V, Jurkovic S, Ivkovic A, Sobat H, Faj D. [Influence of daily set-up errors on dose distribution during pelvis radiotherapy]. Arh Hig Rada Toksikol. 2011;62:261-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Surprisingly, HI was not as sensitive to set-up errors as CIPTV. Our results have confirmed the need to minimise daily set-up errors through quality assurance programmes...
  43. Ditto A, Martinelli F, Reato C, Kusamura S, Solima E, Fontanelli R, et al. Systematic para-aortic and pelvic lymphadenectomy in early stage epithelial ovarian cancer: a prospective study. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19:3849-55 pubmed publisher
    ..We evaluated the role of systematic lymphadenectomy, the risk factors related with lymph node metastases, the implications, and the morbidity of comprehensive surgical staging...
  44. Jauffret C, Lambaudie E, Bannier M, Buttarelli M, Houvenaeghel G. [Robot-assisted laparoscopy in the management of recurrent pelvic cancer]. Gynecol Obstet Fertil. 2011;39:674-80 pubmed publisher
  45. Fenoglietto P, Laliberte B, Ailleres N, Riou O, Dubois J, Azria D. Eight years of IMRT quality assurance with ionization chambers and film dosimetry: experience of the Montpellier Comprehensive Cancer Center. Radiat Oncol. 2011;6:85 pubmed publisher
    ..To present the results of quality assurance (QA) in IMRT of film dosimetry and ionization chambers measurements with an eight year follow-up...
  46. Oh J, Jung D, Choi C. Locating the reference point of symphysis pubis in axial CT images. J Digit Imaging. 2012;25:110-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Since it takes about 10 s to locate the reference point from a stack of CT images, it is fast enough to use in real time to facilitate image registration of CT images for pelvic cancer treatment...
  47. Woodhouse C. Supra-vesical urinary diversion and ureteric re-implantation for malignant disease. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2010;22:727-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The options available include cutaneous diversion either by ureterostomy or conduit and reconstruction either by re-implanting a ureter into the bladder or transuretero-ureterostomy. A laparoscopic approach may be possible in many cases...
  48. Goupy F, Chajon E, Castelli J, Le Prise E, Duvergé L, Jakšić N, et al. [Dose constraints to organs at risk for conformational and stereotactic radiotherapy: Small bowel and duodenum]. Cancer Radiother. 2017;21:613-618 pubmed publisher
    ..With the development of new techniques allowing dose escalation on the tumour and the development of inverse planning, the definition of dose constraints to the small bowel is essential for current practice. ..
  49. Campbell C, Butler C. Use of adjuvant techniques improves surgical outcomes of complex vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap reconstructions of pelvic cancer defects. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;128:447-58 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors hypothesized that certain adjuvant techniques would improve pelvic VRAM flap outcomes...
  50. Demir S, Altinkaya N, Kocer N, Erbay A, Oguzkurt P. Variations in apparent diffusion coefficient values following chemotherapy in pediatric neuroblastoma. Diagn Interv Radiol. 2015;21:184-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report to compare diffusion- weighted imaging findings before and after chemotherapy in childhood neuroblastic tumors. ..
  51. Akiyama T, Saita K, Ogura K, Kawai A, Imanishi J, Yazawa Y, et al. The effect of an external hip joint stabiliser on gait function after surgery for tumours located around the circumference of the pelvis: analysis of seven cases of internal hemipelvectomy or proximal femur resection. Int Orthop. 2016;40:561-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, our findings show the potential of a biomechanical approach to improve gait function following pelvic tumour resection. ..
  52. Wang T, Xing Y, Zhao J. Endometriosis Mimicking an Advanced Malignant Tumor. Clin Nucl Med. 2016;41:648-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A large hypermetabolic solid mass in the left pelvic wall and several lymph nodes with elevated FDG activity were noted, which indicated malignancy. However, histopathological examination demonstrated endometriosis. ..
  53. Rosenkrantz A, Hindman N, Melamed J. Imaging appearance of solitary fibrous tumor of the abdominopelvic cavity. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2010;34:201-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Given their unpredictable biologic behavior with infrequent reports of recurrent or metastatic disease, complete surgical excision and long-term follow-up for these lesions is recommended...