Prognostic implications of a positive apical margin in radical prostatectomy specimens.

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PURPOSE We evaluated the prognostic implication of a positive surgical margin at the prostatic apex to define the risk of failure after radical prostatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Radical prostatectomy specimens of 590 patients operated on between 1990 and 1994 were reviewed by 2 uropathologists (D. G. and W. S.) to determine the percentage of patients… (More)

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@article{Fesseha1997PrognosticIO, title={Prognostic implications of a positive apical margin in radical prostatectomy specimens.}, author={T Fesseha and Wael Ali Sakr and David J. Grignon and Mousumi Banerjee and David P. Wood and J. Edson Pontes}, journal={The Journal of urology}, year={1997}, volume={158 6}, pages={2176-9} }