A reappraisal on the management of lumbosacral plexopathies in gynecological malignancies: Where do the physiatrists stand?

Ozcakar L., Kara M., Erol O., Kaymak B., Akinci A., Taskiran C., ...More

International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, vol.15, no.5, pp.915-917, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1525-1438.2005.00154.x
  • Journal Name: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.915-917
  • Keywords: cervical carcinoma, lumbosacral plexopathy, ovarian carcinoma, quality of life, rehabilitation, CERVICAL-CANCER, VINORELBINE, CARCINOMA, CISPLATIN, RADIATION, DIAGNOSIS, THERAPY
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Two patients are reported here with gynecological malignancies-an ovarian and a cervical carcinoma-who had suffered from lumbar plexopathies during their follow-up. Their management is discussed with an emphasis on the collaboration of the gynecologists and the rehabilitation physicians. © 2005 IGCS.