Location, Extent and Number of Positive Surgical Margins Do Not Improve Accuracy of Predicting Prostate Cancer Recurrence After Radical Prostatectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • The number and extent of positive surgical margin significantly influence the risk of biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy. However, the empirical prognostic usefulness of subclassifications of positive surgical margins is limited.

publication date

  • October 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2009.06.046

PubMed ID

  • 19683274

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1357

end page

  • 63

volume

  • 182

number

  • 4 SUPPL.