How can we predict lymphorrhoea and clinically significant lymphocoeles after radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy? Clinical implications.

@article{Capitanio2011HowCW,
  title={How can we predict lymphorrhoea and clinically significant lymphocoeles after radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy? Clinical implications.},
  author={Umberto Capitanio and Federico Pellucchi and Andrea Gallina and Alberto Briganti and Nazareno Suardi and A Salonia and Firas Abdollah and Ettore di Trapani and Claudio Jeldres and Andrea Cestari and Pierre I. Karakiewicz and Francesco Montorsi},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2011},
  volume={107 7},
  pages={1095-101}
}
OBJECTIVE • To identify clinical and pathological variables that may help clinicians in predicting, preventing and managing lymphorrhoea and clinically significant lymphocoeles (CSL), which are reported complications after pelvic lymphadenectomy (PLND) and retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP). PATIENTS AND METHODS • We prospectively analysed 552 consecutive men with prostate cancer who underwent RRP and PLND (2006-2008). • All patients had detailed clinical and pathological data… CONTINUE READING