Potential influence of the anesthetic technique used during open radical prostatectomy on prostate cancer-related outcome: a retrospective study

Wuethrich, Patrick Y; Hsu Schmitz, Shu-Fang; Kessler, Thomas M; Thalmann, George N; Studer, Urs E; Stueber, Frank; Burkhard, Fiona C (2010). Potential influence of the anesthetic technique used during open radical prostatectomy on prostate cancer-related outcome: a retrospective study. Anesthesiology, 113(3), pp. 570-6. Hagerstown, Md.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181e4f6ec

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Recently published studies suggest that the anesthetic technique used during oncologic surgery affects cancer recurrence. To evaluate the effect of anesthetic technique on disease progression and long-term survival, we compared patients receiving general anesthesia plus intraoperative and postoperative thoracic epidural analgesia with patients receiving general anesthesia alone undergoing open retropubic radical prostatectomy with extended pelvic lymph node dissection.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > Clinic and Policlinic for Anaesthesiology and Pain Therapy
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Dermatology, Urology, Rheumatology, Nephrology, Osteoporosis (DURN) > Clinic of Urology

UniBE Contributor:

Wüthrich, Patrick Yves; Kessler, Thomas M.; Thalmann, George and Burkhard, Fiona C.

ISSN:

0003-3022

Publisher:

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Language:

English

Submitter:

Jeannie Wurz

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:10

Last Modified:

23 Jan 2018 12:17

Publisher DOI:

10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181e4f6ec

PubMed ID:

20683253

Web of Science ID:

000281251600010

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/1237 (FactScience: 202389)

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