Long-term oncological outcome after post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in men with metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumour.

@article{Flchon2010LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term oncological outcome after post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in men with metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumour.},
  author={Aude Fl{\'e}chon and Emmanuelle Tavernier and Helen Boyle and P J H M Meeus and Michel Rivoire and J. -P. Droz},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2010},
  volume={106 6},
  pages={779-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether conformity to standard recommendations of retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) after chemotherapy for testicular and primary retroperitoneal nonseminomatous germ cell tumours (NSGCT) and completeness of surgical excision have an effect on oncological outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS This was a retrospective study of patients with testicular and primary retroperitoneal NSGCT, with initial involvement of RPLNs, treated between June 1992 and December 2002 in… CONTINUE READING

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