Temporal trends and predictors of pelvic lymph node dissection in open or minimally invasive radical prostatectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lymph Node Excision
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • PLND was less common among men who underwent MIRP, independent of tumor risk factors. A decline in PLND rates was not fully explained by an increase in MIRP. The authors concluded that these trends may signal a surgical approach-dependent disparity in prostate cancer staging and therapy.

publication date

  • September 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3136649

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.25981

PubMed ID

  • 21412757

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3933

end page

  • 42

volume

  • 117

number

  • 17