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Prognostic significance of positive surgical margins in radical prostatectomy specimens.
PURPOSE The prognostic significance of positive surgical margins in radical prostatectomy specimens was assessed. MATERIALS AND METHODS The interval to progression (increasing prostate specificExpand
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Risk factors for urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy.
PURPOSE We identified risk factors associated with urinary incontinence after radical retropubic prostatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS The time from operation until urinary continence was achievedExpand
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Prognostic value of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and establishment of novel preoperative risk stratification model in bladder cancer patients treated with radical cystectomy.
OBJECTIVE Preoperative prognostic factors in bladder cancer patients have not been fully established. This study was undertaken to investigate preoperative prognostic factors, includingExpand
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The Mechanisms and Prognostic Significance of Seminal Vesicle Involvement by Prostate Cancer
To assess the mechanisms and prognostic significance of seminal vesicle involvement (SVI) by prostatic adenocarcinoma, we analyzed 312 radical prostatectomy specimens obtained from patients withExpand
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Pretreatment neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as an independent predictor of recurrence in patients with nonmetastatic renal cell carcinoma.
PURPOSE We investigated the prognostic significance of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio to predict recurrence in patients with nonmetastatic renal cell carcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS WeExpand
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Counseling men with prostate cancer: a nomogram for predicting the presence of small, moderately differentiated, confined tumors.
PURPOSE Men diagnosed with clinically localized prostate cancer have a number of treatment options available, including watchful waiting, radical prostatectomy and radiation therapy. With theExpand
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Do margins matter? The prognostic significance of positive surgical margins in radical prostatectomy specimens.
PURPOSE The prognostic significance of positive surgical margins (PSM) in radical prostatectomy (RP) specimens remains unclear. While most studies have concluded that a PSM is an independent adverseExpand
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Results of radical prostatectomy in men with locally advanced prostate cancer: multi-institutional pooled analysis.
OBJECTIVE We investigated the disease-specific and metastasis-free survival rates in men with locally advanced (clinical stage T3) prostate cancer who were treated surgically. METHODS AExpand
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The addition of interleukin-6 soluble receptor and transforming growth factor beta1 improves a preoperative nomogram for predicting biochemical progression in patients with clinically localized
PURPOSE Several preoperative prostate cancer nomograms have been developed that predict risk of progression using pretreatment prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level, clinical stage, and biopsyExpand
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Clinical and pathological significance of the level and extent of capsular invasion in clinical stage T1-2 prostate cancer.
This study was performed to assess the relationship between the level and extent of prostatic capsular invasion (PCI) by cancer and the clinical and pathological features and prognosis of early-stageExpand
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