Role of postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in advanced germ cell tumors.

Abstract

Advanced germ cell tumors (GCTs) are curable with the appropriate integration of cisplatin-based chemotherapy and postchemotherapy surgical resection of residual masses. For men with retroperitoneal metastases, postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (PC-RPLND) is a vital component of this treatment algorithm. The rationale for PC-RPLND is… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.hoc.2011.03.002

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