Impact of a tertiary Gleason pattern 4 or 5 on clinical failure and mortality after radical prostatectomy for clinically localised prostate cancer.

@article{Servoll2012ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of a tertiary Gleason pattern 4 or 5 on clinical failure and mortality after radical prostatectomy for clinically localised prostate cancer.},
  author={Einar Servoll and Thorstein Saeter and Ljiljana J Vlatkovic and Tormod Lund and Jahn Martin Nesland and Gudmund Waaler and Karol Axcrona and Hans Olav Beisland},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2012},
  volume={109 10},
  pages={1489-94}
}
UNLABELLED Study Type - Prognosis (case series) Level of Evidence 4 What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? It is known that a tertiary Gleason grade pattern 4 or 5 found in RP specimens has a negative impact on recurrence rate regarding biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy. This is the first publication addressing clinical outcome in patients with a tertiary Gleason grade pattern 4 or 5 showing a negative influence on clinical failure rates. OBJECTIVE To… CONTINUE READING

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