Does skip metastasis or other lymph node parameters have additional effects on survival of patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer?


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Ugurlu O., Baltaci S., Aslan G., CAN Y. S. C. , Cal C., Elhan A., ...More

KOREAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.56, no.5, pp.357-364, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4111/kju.2015.56.5.357
  • Title of Journal : KOREAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.357-364
  • Keywords: Lymph node excision, Treatment outcome, Urinary bladder neoplasms, TRANSITIONAL-CELL CARCINOMA, INFERIOR MESENTERIC-ARTERY, EXTENDED LYMPHADENECTOMY, PROSPECTIVE MULTICENTER, PELVIC LYMPHADENECTOMY, SINGLE-CENTER, DISSECTION, DENSITY, OUTCOMES, SURGERY

Abstract

Purpose: To investigate the effects of lymph node metastasis, skip metastasis, and other factors related to lymph node status on survival in patients who underwent radical cystectomy (RC) and extended lymph node dissection (eLND).