Role of anterior prostatic fat pad dissection for extended lymphadenectomy in prostate cancer: a non-randomized study of 100 patients.

Ozkan B. , Tunc B., Coskuner E. R. , Saglican Y. , Yalcin V.

International urology and nephrology, cilt.47, sa.6, ss.959-64, 2015 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 47 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11255-015-0982-4
  • Dergi Adı: International urology and nephrology
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.959-64


To determine the incidence and significance of lymph nodes found in anterior prostatic fat pad (APFP) and to evaluate the risk factors for the lymph node presence at the APFP according to preoperative and postoperative characteristics during the robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP).