Impact of the number of lymph nodes retrieved on outcome in patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Transitional Cell
  • Cystectomy
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms

abstract

  • These results indicate that surgical resection and pathological assessment of an adequate number of lymph nodes in cystectomy specimens increases the likelihood of proper staging and impacts patient outcome. Such information is important not only for the therapy and prognosis of individuals, but also for identifying those who may benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy.

publication date

  • February 18, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 11832716

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1295

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 167

number

  • 3