“The supravaginal portion (portio supravaginalis [cervicis]) is separated in front from the bladder by fibrous tissue (parametrium), which extends also on to its sides and lateralward between the layers of the broad ligaments.”
“There are 4 stages of cervical cancer: Stage 1 where the cancer remains confined to the cervix, Stage 2 where the cancer is extended into the vagina, parametrium and pelvic lymph nodes, Stage 3 where the cancer gets extended up to the pelvic bone and Stage 4 where it spreads to other parts of the body.”
“Slide 70: POS T OP BRACHYTHERAPY CONTRAINDICATIONS Vaginal wall involvement (middle - lower 1\\3) Heavy parametrium infiltration VVF or VRF Inadequate space Medical contraindications Metastatic disease Supplementary radiation 2000 cGy”
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