pelvic lymph nodes


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pelvic lymph nodes

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the parietal and visceral lymph nodes of the pelvis, collectively.
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Immunohistochemical detection of micrometastases in pelvic lymph nodes from patients with urothelial cancer of the urinary bladder.
Detection of pelvic lymph node metastases in patients with clinically localized prostate cancer: comparison of [18F]fluorocholine positron emission tomography--computerized tomography and laparoscopic radioisotope guided sentinel lymph node dissection.
Pelvic lymph node recurrence was documented in 6 patients and bone metastasis in 7 patients, including 4 patients displaying progression in both.
5] In T4 disease, most patients will have fixed inguinal and involved pelvic lymph nodes with a poor prognosis.
In our centre, we have had extensive robotic experience since 2007, and to date the total experience includes: 500 robotic-assisted radical prostatectomies with extended pelvic lymph node dissection, 50 complex partial nephrectomy, 30 radical cysto-prostatectomy, 5 intracorporeal ileal conduits, 15 retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, 20 radical nephro-ureterectomy, and 10 adrenalectomy.
6% of patients with small tumors (less than 2 cm), negative pelvic lymph nodes, and tumor invasion depth of 10 mm or less would have unrecognized and consequently untreated parametrial disease.
A preoperative nomogram identifying decreased risk of positive pelvic lymph nodes in patients with prostate cancer.
Incidence of positive pelvic lymph nodes in patients with prostate cancer, a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level of<or =10 ng/mL and biopsy Gleason score of < or =6, and their influence on PSA progression-free survival after radical prostatectomy.
Surface coil MRI is more commonly available in Canada and allows for simultaneous assessment of pelvic lymph nodes (PLNs).
In some other cancers, such as testicular non-seminoma, lymphadenectomy has proven beneficial to the patient; however, the therapeutic value of removing pelvic lymph nodes in prostate cancer is not well established.
Local recurrence following cystectomy encompasses pelvic soft-tissue involvement and involves pelvic lymph nodes.
The pelvic lymph nodes were found to be sclerotic, but all gross adenopathy was successfully removed.