Preoperative Assessment of Peritoneal Disease by Ultrasound in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer


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In this episode of the IJGC podcast, Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Pedro Ramirez, is joined by Dr. Juan Luis Alcázar (Twitter: @Juan_L_Alcazar) from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clínica Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona, Spain. Dr. Alcázar is the lead author of the Lead Article for the February 2019 issue, "Preoperative assessment of intra-abdominal disease spread in epithelial ovarian cancer: a comparative study between ultrasound and computed tomography scan." They discuss the rationale behind the study, the advantages and limitations of using ultrasound, the recent evolution of ultrasound technology, and recommendations for centers that may be lacking an expert ultrasonographer.

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