The Concept of Lymph Node Density-Is it Ready for Clinical Practice? Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lymph Nodes
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms

abstract

  • Considerable data support the use of lymph node density in bladder cancer prognosis. A methodological evaluation of the prognostic importance of nodal ratios in large multicenter data sets and validation in a prospective clinical trial are merited before lymph node density is accepted into routine clinical practice.

publication date

  • April 2007

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2006.11.094

PubMed ID

  • 17382708

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1273

end page

  • 5; discussion 1275-6

volume

  • 177

number

  • 4