Prognostic impact of positive surgical margins in surgically treated prostate cancer: Multi-institutional assessment of 5831 patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • The presence of a positive surgical margin in the radical prostatectomy specimen has an adverse effect on prognosis. The greatest risk of biochemical recurrence may be expected if a positive surgical margin is present with Gleason sum 7 to 10 disease or lymph node invasion.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urology.2005.06.108

PubMed ID

  • 16360451

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1245

end page

  • 50

volume

  • 66

number

  • 6