Salvage surgery plus androgen deprivation for radioresistant prostatic adenocarcinoma.

@article{Ahlering1992SalvageSP,
  title={Salvage surgery plus androgen deprivation for radioresistant prostatic adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Thomas E Ahlering and Gary Lieskovsky and Donald G. Skinner},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1992},
  volume={147 3 Pt 2},
  pages={
          900-2
        }
}
We report on 34 patients with persistent local radiation resistant prostate cancer who underwent salvage surgical resection and hormonal deprivation. Initially, salvage prostatectomy was done in 11 patients but in 1 disease recurred locally and cystectomy was performed, for a total of 24 patients undergoing cystoprostatectomy. There were no postoperative complications in the prostatectomy group and the average postoperative stay was 7.6 days (range 6 to 12 days). Of 11 patients 4 (36%) are… CONTINUE READING
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