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Title: Nodal Staging in Prostate Cancer: Still an Unresolved Issue
Authors: Joniau, Steven ×
Van den Bergh, Laura
Peeters, Charlotte
Haustermans, Karin
Spahn, Martin #
Issue Date: Jun-2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Series Title: European Urology vol:61 issue:6 pages:1139-1141
Abstract: Until now, pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) has proven to be the most accurate and reliable nodal staging procedure in prostate cancer (PCa), as currently available imaging techniques report low sensitivity levels [1]. With the present study, Briganti and coworkers also confirm that in contemporary PCa patients, the accuracy of contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan as a preoperative nodal-staging procedure is poor [2]. They promote the use of a risk-stratification model instead of imaging techniques to assess the risk of lymph node invasion (LNI).
ISSN: 0302-2838
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Department of Development and Regeneration - miscellaneous (+)
Clinical Residents Medicine
Laboratory of Experimental Radiotherapy
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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