Determinants of performing radical prostatectomy pelvic lymph node dissection and the number of lymph nodes removed in elderly men.

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OBJECTIVE Controversy persists regarding the adequacy of pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) and cancer control when comparing minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP) and open radical prostatectomy (RRP). We characterized determinants of performance and extent of PLND during radical prostatectomy in elderly men. METHODS A population-based study… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2010.05.015

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