Impact of separate versus en bloc pelvic lymph node dissection on the number of lymph nodes retrieved in cystectomy specimens Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cystectomy
  • Lymph Node Excision
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms

abstract

  • Submitting pelvic lymph nodes as separate specimens optimizes pathological evaluation of the number of lymph nodes that may be involved with metastatic cancer. Such information is important for identifying patients who may benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy.

publication date

  • November 27, 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 11696756

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2295

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 166

number

  • 6