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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After the treatment of epithelial ovarian cancer, adjuvant chemotherapy was initiated because of pelvic lymph node metastasis.
In early stage cervical cancer, pelvic lymph node (PELN) and para-aortic lymph node (PALN) status remain strong prognostic indicators, albeit interestingly not included in FIGO staging, which is based on clinical and imaging evaluation to establish equity of care worldwide [3].
All of nomogram models after RH defined the number of pelvic lymph node metastases as a strong prognostic factor [12-14].
Immunohistochemical detection of micrometastases in pelvic lymph nodes from patients with urothelial cancer of the urinary bladder.
(2) Pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) is recommended to be carried out during this surgical treatment for clinically localized patients with prostate cancer with an elevated risk of lymph node invasion (LNI).
[3] Lymphoma more frequently involves pelvic lymph nodes, and nodes only calcify after treatment.
Birkhauser et al., "Ultra small superparamagnetic particles of iron oxide allow for the detection of metastases in normal sized pelvic lymph nodes of patients with bladder and/or prostate cancer," European Journal of Cancer, vol.
Because of the disease propensity for local and pelvic lymph node relapse, the treatment volume should include the pelvic lymph nodes, with a dose between 45 and 55 Gy (daily dose 1.8 Gy), followed by a boost to the prostate volume, which in some studies may reach a total dose of 72 Gy.
Computed tomogram of the abdomen and pelvis demonstrated omental and peritoneal deposits, a large mass of pelvic lymph nodes, and multiple L3-L4 lytic bone lesions.
Staging MRI scan showed large tumour protruding through anal canal involving left levator ani muscle and left seminal vesicle and enlarged bilateral pelvic lymph nodes with no evidence of liver metastasis.