Body mass index is associated with higher lymph node counts during retroperitoneal lymph node dissection Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Body Mass Index
  • Lymph Node Excision
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal

abstract

  • Our results suggest for the first time that BMI is independently associated with higher lymph node counts during a lymph node dissection. If confirmed by others, these results may be important when using lymph node counts as a surrogate for adequacy of a lymph node dissection.

publication date

  • February 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4170790

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urology.2011.04.050

PubMed ID

  • 22173172

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 361

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 79

number

  • 2