Predicting Teratoma in the Retroperitoneum in Men Undergoing Post-Chemotherapy Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Lymph Node Excision
  • Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
  • Retroperitoneal Neoplasms
  • Testicular Neoplasms

abstract

  • Teratoma remains a common histological finding in the retroperitoneal lymph nodes following chemotherapy. We have identified several pre-retroperitoneal lymph node dissection variables that predict the finding of teratoma in the retroperitoneum for men treated with chemotherapy for metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumors.

publication date

  • July 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0022-5347(06)00508-8

PubMed ID

  • 16753380

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 100

end page

  • 3; discussion 103-4

volume

  • 176

number

  • 1