Determinants of Long-term Survival of Patients With Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer

The Role of Extensive Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection

M Moschini; N Fossati; F Abdollah; G Gandaglia; V Cucchiara; P Dell'Oglio; S Luzzago; SF Shariat; F Dehò; A Salonia; F Montorsi; A Briganti


Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2016;19(1):63-67. 

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Our results showed that, in PCa patients with pathological advanced local stage, the removal of a higher number of nodes during RP was associated with an improvement in cancer-specific survival rate. This implies that an ePLND should be considered in all patients with a significant preoperative risk of harboring adverse pathological stage.