The fertility of patients with clinical stage I testis cancer managed by nerve sparing retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.

@article{Foster1994TheFO,
  title={The fertility of patients with clinical stage I testis cancer managed by nerve sparing retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.},
  author={Richard S. Foster and Anna M. McNulty and Leslie R. Rubin and Robert J. Bennett and Randall G. Rowland and George W. Sledge and Richard Bihrle and John Patrick Donohue},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1994},
  volume={152 4},
  pages={
          1139-42; discussion 1142-3
        }
}
Nerve sparing retroperitoneal lymph node dissection reliably preserves emission and ejaculation in patients with clinical stage I nonseminoma. The fertility of 51 patients who underwent nerve sparing retroperitoneal lymph node dissection was assessed by 3 different methods: standard semen analysis, analysis of chromatin content by deoxyribonucleic acid histogram and assessment of ultimate fertility status by a questionnaire. Approximately 75% of these patients have semen analyses generally… CONTINUE READING
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