Pathological findings after primary chemotherapy in patients undergoing simultaneous orchidectomy and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for advanced germ cell tumours.

@article{Miller2013PathologicalFA,
  title={Pathological findings after primary chemotherapy in patients undergoing simultaneous orchidectomy and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for advanced germ cell tumours.},
  author={Rowan Miller and Tim Dudderidge and Robert A Huddart and Michael J. Seckl and Gordon John Sampson Rustin and Timothy J. Christmas},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2013},
  volume={111 4 Pt B},
  pages={E152-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the differential response to systemic chemotherapy in patients undergoing simultaneous orchidectomy and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) after chemotherapy for metastatic testicular cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients who underwent simultaneous RPLND and orchidectomy after chemotherapy were identified from our clinical databases. Postoperative pathological findings and patient characteristics were reviewed. RESULTS In all, 42 patients were identified… CONTINUE READING