Laparoscopic lumbar-aortic lymphadenectomy in residual post-chemotherapy tumours in testicular cancer.

@article{Castillo2013LaparoscopicLL,
  title={Laparoscopic lumbar-aortic lymphadenectomy in residual post-chemotherapy tumours in testicular cancer.},
  author={Octavio A. Castillo and Eduardo Landerer and Ivar Vidal-Mora},
  journal={Actas urologicas espanolas},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 9},
  pages={560-4}
}
INTRODUCTION Open lumbar-aortic lymphadenectomy (OLAL) is the gold standard for treating post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal masses. Laparoscopic OLAL (L-OLAL) has emerged in recent years as an alternative for the handling of patients with these masses, with the additional potential benefits of minimal invasion. OBJECTIVE To present our experience with the laparoscopic handling (L-OLAL) of residual post-chemotherapy masses in patients with advanced testicular cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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