The Total Number of Retroperitoneal Lymph Nodes Resected Impacts Clinical Outcome After Chemotherapy for Metastatic Testicular Cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lymph Node Excision
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Teratoma
  • Testicular Neoplasms

abstract

  • Our data suggest that the total number of lymph nodes removed and analyzed is an independent predictor of disease recurrence after PC-RPLND. This has implications both for the urologist to assure completeness of resection and for the pathologist to meticulously assess the pathologic specimens.

publication date

  • June 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3654386

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urology.2009.11.076

PubMed ID

  • 20299079

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1431

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 75

number

  • 6