Analysis of apical soft tissue margins during radical retropubic prostatectomy.

  title={Analysis of apical soft tissue margins during radical retropubic prostatectomy.},
  author={Ojas D Shah and Jonathan Melamed and Herbert Lepor},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={165 6 Pt 1},
  pages={1943-8; discussion 1948-9}
PURPOSE We determine the use of information gained with intraoperative biopsy and frozen section analysis of the apical soft tissue margin during nerve sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS A separate 2 to 3 mm. circumferential biopsy was obtained from the apical soft tissue margin, and was sent for frozen and permanent section analysis during radical retropubic prostatectomy in 95 men with clinically localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate. A single pathologist… CONTINUE READING


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