Lymphatic and vascular embolizations are independent predictive variables of inguinal lymph node involvement in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the penis: Gruppo Uro-Oncologico del Nord Est (Northeast Uro-Oncological Group) Penile Cancer data base data.

@article{Ficarra2005LymphaticAV,
  title={Lymphatic and vascular embolizations are independent predictive variables of inguinal lymph node involvement in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the penis: Gruppo Uro-Oncologico del Nord Est (Northeast Uro-Oncological Group) Penile Cancer data base data.},
  author={Vincenzo Ficarra and Filiberto Zattoni and Sergio Cosciani Cunico and Tommaso Prayer Galetti and Lucio Luciani and Andrea Fandella and Stefano Guazzieri and Daniele Maruzzi and Teodoro Sava and Salvatore Siracusano and Stefania Pilloni and Andrea Tasca and Guido Martignoni and Marina Paolo Gardiman and Regina Tardanico and Tiziano Zambolin and Antonio Cisternino and Walter Artibani},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={103 12},
  pages={2507-16}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of the current study was to identify independent clinical and pathologic variables that were predictive of lymph node involvement in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the penis in a multicenter series with the intent to select patients who were suitable to undergo immediate inguinal lymphadenectomy. METHODS Data were… CONTINUE READING