Adjuvant surgery in patients undergoing post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.

@article{Daneshmand2011AdjuvantSI,
  title={Adjuvant surgery in patients undergoing post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.},
  author={Siamak Daneshmand and Hooman Djaladat and Craig R. Nichols},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 15_suppl},
  pages={e15151}
}
e15151 Background: To evaluate the clinico-pathological characteristics of patients undergoing adjuvant surgery during post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (PC-RPLND). METHODS From 2004 to 2010, 85 patients underwent PC-RPLND by a single surgeon (SD). A bilateral template approach was utilized with nerve sparing technique whenever feasible. The clinico-pathologic and outcome of patients who underwent removal of any organ or structure during PC-RPLND were reviewed. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING