More extensive pelvic lymph node dissection improves survival in patients with node-positive prostate cancer.

@article{Abdollah2015MoreEP,
  title={More extensive pelvic lymph node dissection improves survival in patients with node-positive prostate cancer.},
  author={Firas Abdollah and Giorgio Gandaglia and Nazareno Suardi and Umberto Capitanio and A Salonia and Alessandro Nini and Marco Moschini and Maxine Sun and Pierre I. Karakiewicz and S. Shariat and Francesco Montorsi and Alberto Briganti},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2015},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={212-9}
}
BACKGROUND The role of extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND) in treating prostate cancer (PCa) patients with lymph node invasion (LNI) remains controversial. OBJECTIVE The relationship between the number of removed lymph nodes (RLNs) and cancer-specific mortality (CSM) was tested in patients with LNI. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS We examined data of 315 pN1 PCa patients treated with radical prostatectomy (RP) and anatomically ePLND between 2000 and 2012 at one tertiary care… CONTINUE READING
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Impact of surgical volume on the rate of lymph node metastases in patients undergoing Please cite this article in press as: Abdollah F, et al. More Extensiv with Node-positive Prostate Cancer

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