Usefulness of the 2005 International Society of Urologic Pathology Gleason grading system in prostate biopsy and radical prostatectomy specimens.

@article{Uemura2009UsefulnessOT,
  title={Usefulness of the 2005 International Society of Urologic Pathology Gleason grading system in prostate biopsy and radical prostatectomy specimens.},
  author={Hiroji Uemura and Koji Hoshino and Takeshi Sasaki and Yasuhide Miyoshi and Hitoshi Ishiguro and Yoshiaki Inayama and Yoshinobu Kubota},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2009},
  volume={103 9},
  pages={1190-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the 2005 International Society of Urologic Pathology (ISUP) Gleason Grading Consensus is clinically more useful than the conventional Gleason score (CGS), we compared the CGS and ISUP GS (IGS) of prostate needle biopsy (NB) and radical prostatectomy (RP) specimens, and evaluated the prognostic value of the ISUP GS. PATIENTS AND METHODS Of 250 patients undergoing RP, 103 with clinical stage T1-2 N0M0 were enrolled. Pathological tumour grades of NB and RP… CONTINUE READING
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