Is seminal vesicle ablation mandatory for all patients undergoing radical prostatectomy? A multivariate analysis on 1283 patients

Alexandre R. Zlotta, Thierry Roumeguère, Vincent Ravery, Paul Hoffmann, Francesco Montorsi, Levent Türkeri, Michael Dobrovrits, Vincenzo Scattoni, Samuel Ekane, Renaud Bollens, Marc Vanden Bossche, Bob Djavan, Laurent Boccon-Gibod, Claude C. Schulman

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Abstract

Objective: With a shift in prostate cancer stage and a majority of patients operated nowadays with PSA levels 20 ng/ml. Percentage of biopsies affected by prostate cancer and biopsy Gleason score were significant predictors of SV invasion in multivariate analysis, both in the entire population and in the subset of patients with PSA

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-49
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Urology
Volume46
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2004

Keywords

  • Prostate specific antigen
  • Radical prostatectomy
  • Seminal vesicle
  • Staging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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