Predictors of outcome in patients undergoing postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer.

BACKGROUND The management of metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumors (NSGCT) frequently consists of systemic chemotherapy followed by retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (PC-RPLND). The aim of the present study was to evaluate the authors' PC-RPLND experience and identify predictors of outcome in these patients. METHODS Between 1980 and 2003, 236… CONTINUE READING