Non-invasive and minimally invasive staging of regional lymph nodes in penile cancer

@article{Hughes2008NoninvasiveAM,
  title={Non-invasive and minimally invasive staging of regional lymph nodes in penile cancer},
  author={Ben Hughes and Joost A. P. Leijte and Majid Shabbir and Nick W Watkin and Simon Horenblas},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={27},
  pages={197-203}
}
The management of the regional lymph nodes in penile cancer patients, particularly when these lymph nodes are impalpable, remains controversial. Prophylactic bilateral inguinal lymphadenectomy is associated with high morbidity and is often unnecessary. However, there is no non-invasive or minimally invasive staging technique that can determine the lymph node status of penile cancer patients with 100% accuracy. We reviewed the current literature to examine the role of non-invasive and minimally… CONTINUE READING
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