Thromboembolic complications in 3,544 patients undergoing radical prostatectomy with or without lymph node dissection.


PURPOSE Lymph node dissection in patients with prostate cancer may increase complications. An association of lymph node dissection with thromboembolic events was suggested. We compared the incidence and investigated predictors of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism among other complications in patients who did or did not undergo lymph node… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.08.091