Primary retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in low-stage testicular germ cell tumors: A detailed pathologic study with clinical outcome analysis with special emphasis on patients who did not receive adjuvant therapy
Lymph Node Excision
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
In this cohort, most patients treated with primary RPLND and with positive lymph nodes also had ENE. We did not identify any variables to be significantly associated with relapse after RPLND in patients managed expectantly. Additional studies with more patients are needed to validate our findings.