posterior pelvic exenteration

Definition / meaning of posterior pelvic exenteration

Surgery to remove the lower part of the bowel, rectum, uterus, cervix, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and vagina. Pelvic lymph nodes may also be removed.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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