Radical retropubic prostatectomy in immunosuppressed transplant recipients.

  title={Radical retropubic prostatectomy in immunosuppressed transplant recipients.},
  author={Robert Thompson and Bradley C. Leibovich and Robert Jeffrey Karnes and Eric J. Bergstralh and Michael L. Blute},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={179 4},
  pages={1349-52; discussion 1352-3}
PURPOSE Surgical treatment of transplant recipients in whom prostate cancer subsequently develops has been reported only sporadically in the literature. We reviewed our experience with radical retropubic prostatectomy in patients with solid organ transplants. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using our prostatectomy registry we identified 17 patients who underwent radical retropubic prostatectomy between 1988 and 2005 following organ transplantation. Clinicopathological features and outcome data were… CONTINUE READING


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