Lymphadenectomy for bladder cancer: indications and controversies

Burkhard, Fiona C; Roth, Beat; Zehnder, Pascal; Studer, Urs E (2011). Lymphadenectomy for bladder cancer: indications and controversies. Urologic clinics of North America, 38(4), 397-405, v. New York, N.Y.: Elsevier 10.1016/j.ucl.2011.07.011

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Pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) at the time of cystectomy remains the most accurate method of staging and can have a positive impact on cancer control, and there is general agreement as to its necessity at the time of surgery. There is, however, a lack of consensus regarding the terminology of PLND and controversy concerning the optimal extent of lymph node dissection, especially because recent investigations have suggested a survival benefit with extended PLND.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Dermatology, Urology, Rheumatology, Nephrology, Osteoporosis (DURN) > Clinic of Urology

UniBE Contributor:

Burkhard, Fiona C.; Roth, Beat; Zehnder, Pascal Claude and Studer, Urs

ISSN:

0094-0143

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:20

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:27

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.ucl.2011.07.011

PubMed ID:

22045171

Web of Science ID:

000297824700004

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/6811 (FactScience: 211841)

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