Lymphovascular invasion predicts clinical outcomes in patients with node-negative upper tract urothelial carcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Blood Vessels
  • Lymphatic System
  • Neoplasm Invasiveness
  • Urologic Neoplasms

abstract

  • LVI was an independent predictor of clinical outcomes in nonmetastatic patients who underwent RNU for UTUC. Assessment of LVI may help identify patients who could benefit from multimodal therapy after RNU. After confirmation, LVI should be included in staging of UTUC.

publication date

  • February 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2737380

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2008.17.2361

PubMed ID

  • 19075275

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 612

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 27

number

  • 4