Clinical Factors Predicting Bilateral Lymph Node Invasion in High-Risk Prostate Cancer.

@article{Porcaro2017ClinicalFP,
  title={Clinical Factors Predicting Bilateral Lymph Node Invasion in High-Risk Prostate Cancer.},
  author={Antonio Benito Porcaro and Nicol{\`o} de Luyk and Paolo Corsi and Marco Aur{\'e}lio Sebben and Alessandro Tafuri and Tania Processali and Daniele Mattevi and M. Pirozzi and Maria Angela Cerruto and Nelia Amigoni and Riccardo Rizzetto and Matteo A Brunelli and Filippo Migliorini and Salvatore Siracusano and Walter Artibani},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  year={2017},
  volume={99 4},
  pages={
          392-399
        }
}
BACKGROUND In high-risk prostate cancer (HR-PCA), it is important to consider the factors associated with extensive lymph node invasion (LNI) before planning treatment methods. OBJECTIVE To investigate clinical predictors of bilateral LNI in HR-PCA. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study evaluated 261 consecutive patients who underwent radical prostatectomy with extended pelvic lymph node dissection. The multivariate multinomial logistic regression model was computed. RESULTS The high-risk… CONTINUE READING