Masaru Isida

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PURPOSE We examined the impact of lymphadenectomy on the clinical outcomes of patients with upper tract urothelial cancer treated with radical nephroureterectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data were collected on 1,130 consecutive patients with pT1-4 upper tract urothelial cancer treated with radical nephroureterectomy at 13 centers worldwide. Patients were(More)
BACKGROUND The role and extent of lymphadenectomy in patients with upper-tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) is debated. OBJECTIVE To establish whether the number of lymph nodes (LNs) removed might be associated with better cause-specific survival in patients with UTUC. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS The study included 552 consecutive patients who(More)
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