Lymphovascular invasion is independently associated with overall survival, cause-specific survival, and local and distant recurrence in patients with negative lymph nodes at radical cystectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Transitional Cell
  • Cause of Death
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms

abstract

  • LVI is an independent predictor of recurrence and decreased cause-specific and overall survival in patients who undergo cystectomy for invasive bladder cancer and are node-negative. These patients represent a high risk group that may benefit from integrated therapy with cystectomy and perioperative systemic chemotherapy.

publication date

  • September 20, 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2005.05.516

PubMed ID

  • 16116151

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 6533

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 23

number

  • 27