Histological evaluation of prostatic cancer. (III): Reproducibility of assessment of tumour volume and its possible significance for prognosis.


The aim of this study was to evaluate the INTER- and INTRA-observer reproducibility of prostatic cancer volume defined as the percentage of chips with carcinoma in transurethrally resected tissue. All histological slides from 80 consecutive cases of prostatic cancer were blindly evaluated on two independent occasions by each of four pathologists. The… (More)


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