Clinical nodal staging scores for prostate cancer: a proposal for preoperative risk assessment

@inproceedings{Kluth2014ClinicalNS,
  title={Clinical nodal staging scores for prostate cancer: a proposal for preoperative risk assessment},
  author={Luis Alex Kluth and Firas Abdollah and Evanguelos Xylinas and M. D. S. Rieken and Harun Fajkovi{\'c} and Christian Seitz and Mengkui Sun and Pierre I. Karakiewicz and Paul Schramek and Michael P. Herman and Andrea C. Becker and Julie Richter Hansen and Behfar Ehdaie and Wolfgang Loidl and Karl Pummer and Richard Lee and Yair Lotan and Douglas S. Scherr and Daniel Leonard Seiler and Sascha A. Ahyai and Felix K-H Chun and Markus Graefen and Ashutosh Tewari and Alessandro Nonis and Alexander Bachmann and Francesco Montorsi and Mithat G{\"o}nen and Alberto Briganti and Shahrokh F Shariat},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2014}
}
Background:Pelvic lymph node dissection in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy for clinically localised prostate cancer is not without morbidity and its therapeutical benefit is still a matter of debate. The objective of this study was to develop a model that allows preoperative determination of the minimum number of lymph nodes needed to be removed… CONTINUE READING