Alexánder Antonio Jara Chávez, Carolina Vanessa Saldaña Rodríguez, Silvana Jeannett Suarez Merchan, Víctor Alfonso Terán Pérez, Betty Fernandez Santamaria, Paulina Elizabeth Durán Mora, Jéssica Isabel Vargas Palma, Juan José Paz y Miño Moscoso, Carina Fernanda Chávez Jaramillo, Carlos Humberto Vicuña Mariño


OBJECTIVES: Description of different types of surgeries performed most frequently by a Pediatric
Oncologist Surgeon.
METHOD: Retrospective analysis of pediatric patients with oncological pathology who underwent surgical treatment by a
Pediatric Oncologist Surgeon in the city of Quito – Ecuador, from July 2005 to October 2016.
RESULTS: For the present study, a total of 2075 surgeries were identied, classifying them according to areas of the body;
resulting in the most demanded surgeries with 62.93% thoracic surgeries, secondly with 13.25% (275) were abdominal
surgeries; neck surgeries occupy third place with 7.13% (148), fourth with 6.50% (135) skin-related surgeries; Inguinal region
occupies the fth place with 2.31% (48), surgeries performed in the oral cavity in sixth place with 1.44% (30) and lastly with 6.40%
(133) we nd several surgeries such as Catheter Picc Line ttings, excision and tumor biopsies of limbs, cleaning and surgical
review of areas that are not mentioned before.
CONCLUSION: In medicine it is important to an oncological pathology the timely detection and appropriate treatment by
specialized and trained professionals in a given area. The lack of specialists in Pediatric Oncological Surgery is evident; in
Quito - Ecuador during the years of the present study there was only one specialist who with his scientic contribution, surgical
ability and multidisciplinary team in oncology improved the quality and lifestyle of patients and family members; In addition,
with this study, a precedent is created in an area as delicate as cancer surgery of children

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