Extended Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection: Long Way to ‘Optimal Case Selection'
4 monthes ago - By International Journal of Surgery
Aim: Extended pelvic lymph node dissection is performed with radical prostatectomy in patients at risk of LN metastases. This carries prognostic benefits, but also perioperative risks. The European Association of Urology recommends selecting patients with a Briganti score of > 5%, which predicts chance of LN metastasis. We analysed the complications and histology outcomes, in patients selected for EPLND using Briganti score
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