Arch Esp Urol 2017 Jun;70(5):493-502
Departamento de Urología. Hospital General Universitario JM Morales Meseguer. Murcia. España.
J Urol 1998 Nov;160(5):1722-6
Department of Urology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Medical Center New York, New York, USA.
Purpose: We evaluate the contribution of perineural invasion and seminal vesicle biopsy results in predicting pelvic lymph node metastases in men with T1 or T2 adenocarcinoma of the prostate.
Materials And Methods: A total of 212 men with localized prostate cancer were evaluated for serum prostate specific antigen (PSA), clinical stage, Gleason score and the presence of perineural invasion. Each patient had undergone seminal vesicle biopsies and a laparoscopic pelvic lymph node dissection before definitive therapy. Read More
Actas Urol Esp 2015 May 22;39(4):203-9. Epub 2014 Nov 22.
Servicio de Urología, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valencia, Valencia, España.
Objectives: The involvement of seminal vesicles in prostate cancer can affect the prognosis and determine the treatment. The objective of this study was to determine whether we could predict its infiltration at the time of the prostate biopsy to know when to indicate the biopsy of the seminal vesicles.
Material And Methods: observational retrospective study of 466 patients who underwent seminal vesicle biopsy. Read More
Prague Med Rep 2011 ;112(4):263-71
Department of Urology, University Hospital of Patras, Greece.
To evaluate the potential role of several clinical and pathological parameters in prediction of seminal vesicle invasion in patients with clinically localized prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy. We retrospectively analyzed the medical records of patients who undergone radical prostatectomy from January 2005 until November 2010. Patients age, prostate volume, PSA, PSA density, percent of cancer in prostate biopsy material, Gleason summary, 1st Gleason pattern, 2nd Gleason pattern and the presence of high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia were studied for their predictive ability. Read More
Eur Urol 1998 ;33(3):271-7
Department of Urology, Institut Montsouris, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.
Objective: The prognostic significance of seminal vesicle invasion on the radical prostatectomy specimen was evaluated according to the proximal or distal site of this invasion.
Materials And Methods: 52 consecutive patients undergoing radical prostatectomy for stage pT3b N0 M0 prostatic cancer were classified into two groups: group A (18 patients): patients with invasion limited to the proximal part of the seminal vesicles (stage T3b limited); group B (34 patients): patients with invasion extending to the free part of the seminal vesicles (stage T3b extensive). The PSA progression-free curves were compared between the two groups. Read More