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A new technique for robotic lateral pelvic lymph node dissection for advanced low rectal cancer with emphasis on en bloc resection and inferior vesical vessel preservation.

Surg Endosc 2022 May 16. Epub 2022 May 16.

Department of Gastrointestinal and Pediatric Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023, Japan.

Background: Lateral pelvic lymph node (LPLN) dissection is becoming increasingly important in the treatment of advanced low rectal cancer patients. However, the surgery has several disadvantages, including its technical complexity and high risk of urinary dysfunction. Herein, we report a new technique for robotic lateral pelvic lymph node dissection for advanced low rectal cancer with emphasis on en bloc resection and inferior vesical vessel preservation. Read More

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Quality indicators for the management of muscle-invasive bladder cancer in the perioperative setting of radical cystectomy: a narrative review.

Transl Cancer Res 2022 Apr;11(4):908-917

Department of Urology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

Background And Objective: Identifying evidence-based and measurable quality-of-care indicators is crucial for optimal management of patients requiring radical cystectomy (RC) for muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). RC with urinary diversion and lymphadenectomy is the standard treatment for patients with MIBC. Preoperatively, neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) with cisplatin-based combinations improves survival outcomes and is the recommended standard of care for eligible patients. Read More

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Systematic review and meta-analysis of long-term oncological outcomes of lateral lymph node dissection for metastatic nodes after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer.

Eur J Surg Oncol 2022 Apr 29. Epub 2022 Apr 29.

Colorectal Unit, Department of Surgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia; Adelaide Medical School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Background: Standard Western management of rectal cancers with pre-treatment metastatic lateral lymph nodes (LLNs) is neoadjuvant (chemo)radiotherapy (nCRT) followed by total mesorectal excision (TME). In recent years, there is growing interest in performing an additional lateral lymph node dissection (LLND). The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to investigate long-term oncological outcomes of nCRT followed by TME with or without LLND in patients with pre-treatment metastatic LLNs. Read More

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Postoperative locoregional recurrence pattern and treatment management of stage pT4 sigmoid colon cancer: a retrospective cohort study.

Radiat Oncol 2022 May 13;17(1):95. Epub 2022 May 13.

College of Clinical Medicine for Oncology, Fujian Medical University, 420 Fuma Rd, Jin'an District, Fuzhou, 350014, Fujian, China.

Background: This study aimed to explore the pattern of locoregional recurrence after surgery in patients with non-metastatic stage pT4 sigmoid colon cancer and the role of adjuvant radiotherapy on survival.

Methods: We retrospectively analyzed data from 208 patients who underwent surgery in our hospital. The patients were randomly divided into training and validation groups at a 1:1 ratio. Read More

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Comparison of clinical efficacy and safety of transvaginal natural endoscopic surgery and transumbilical single port laparoscopy surgery for endometrial cancer.

Am J Transl Res 2022 15;14(4):2647-2654. Epub 2022 Apr 15.

Department of Gynecology, Fuzhou Second Hospital, Fuzhou Second Hospital of Xiamen University, School of Medicine, Xiamen University China.

Objective: To explore the difference in clinical efficacy and safety of transvaginal and transumbilical single port laparoscopy for endometrial cancer.

Methods: We retrospectively included 100 endometrial cancer patients who were admitted to the Fuzhou Second Hospital for surgical treatment from September 2020 to September 2021 and divided them into two groups according to different surgical treatment options. Patients in Group A (48 cases) were treated with transvaginal natural endoscopic surgery (TNES), and those in Group B (52 cases) were with transumbilical single port laparoscopic surgery (TSPLS). Read More

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Robotic pelvic side-wall dissection and en-bloc excision for locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer: outcomes on feasibility and safety.

ANZ J Surg 2022 May 12. Epub 2022 May 12.

Department of General Surgery, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Background: Global differences exist in managing lateral pelvic nodes in rectal cancer. Recent studies demonstrate improved local recurrence rates in patients undergoing lateral pelvic lymph node dissections (LPND) in addition to total mesorectal excision (TME) for advanced lower rectal cancer. This study aims to report on the safety and feasibility of the robotic approach in patients undergoing pelvic sidewall lymph node dissection or en-bloc sidewall resection for advanced lower rectal cancer. Read More

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LONG-TERM RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY ONCOLOGIC OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH CLINICALLY LOCALLY ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER: A SINGLE-CENTER STUDY.

Exp Oncol 2022 05;44(1):67-74

Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Lviv 79010, Ukraine.

Background: Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in males worldwide and placed fifth in cancer mortality among males. Between 14-24% of PCa patients have newly diagnosed advanced stages, which paradoxically has remained stable over time.

Aim: To estimate and compare long-term radical prostatectomy (RP) oncologic outcomes in patients with clinically locally advanced prostate cancer (LAPCa), to determine the prognostic significance of common clinical-pathological parameters. Read More

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An extremely rare disconnection of the external iliac artery and novel collateral remodeling in an endometrial stromal sarcoma woman.

BMC Womens Health 2022 May 11;22(1):160. Epub 2022 May 11.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430030, People's Republic of China.

Background: Injury to the external iliac artery can have serious consequences and can be extremely challenging for surgeons. Here, we report a patient with bizarre disconnection of the external iliac artery during a laparoscopic operation.

Case Presentation: On May 27, 2020, during a laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy operation to treat endometrial stromal sarcoma, we encountered an unusual anatomy: abnormal disconnection of the left external iliac artery in a 26-year-old female patient. Read More

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Lymph node staging with fluorine-18 prostate specific membrane antigen 1007-positron emission tomography/computed tomography in newly diagnosed intermediate- to high-risk prostate cancer using histopathological evaluation of extended pelvic node dissection as reference.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2022 May 11. Epub 2022 May 11.

Department of Urology, Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Purpose: Fluorine-18 (F) prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) 1007 (F-PSMA-1007) is a radiotracer used in prostate cancer (PCa) staging. So far, no large histopathological validation study has been conducted. The objective was to determine diagnostic accuracy of F-PSMA-1007 PET/CT compared to histopathological results of extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND) in men with intermediate- or high-risk PCa. Read More

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Comparison of perioperative complications for extended vs standard pelvic lymph node dissection in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer: a meta-analysis.

Am J Clin Exp Urol 2022 15;10(2):73-81. Epub 2022 Apr 15.

Department of Urology, Yale School of Medicine New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

Introduction: Pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) is widely performed for staging in men undergoing radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer. Our goal was to synthesize all available evidence and data to evaluate perioperative complications for two templates of PLND, standard (sPLND) vs extended (ePLND), at the time of RP in patients with prostate cancer.

Methods: A meta-analysis was performed on relevant literature about complications during PLND. Read More

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Endometrial carcinoma molecular subtype correlates with the presence of lymph node metastases.

Gynecol Oncol 2022 05 2;165(2):376-384. Epub 2022 Mar 2.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Electronic address:

Background: The role of lymph node assessment/dissection (LND) in endometrial cancer (EC) has been debated for decades, with significant practice variation between centers. Molecular classification of EC provides prognostic information and can be accurately performed on preoperative endometrial biopsies. We assessed the association between molecular subtype and lymph node metastases (LNM) in order to determine if this tool could be used to stratify surgical decision making. Read More

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Increased survival in non-endometrioid endometrial cancer after introducing lymphadenectomy and tailoring radiotherapy - A population-based cohort study.

Eur J Cancer 2022 Apr 28;169:54-63. Epub 2022 Apr 28.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden; The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Objective: To investigate recurrence and survival in non-endometrioid endometrial cancer in a population-based cohort and evaluate the implementation of the first national guidelines (NGEC) recommending pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy for surgical staging and tailored adjuvant therapy.

Methods: A population-based cohort study that used the Swedish quality registry for gynaecological cancer for the identification of all women with early-stage non-endometrioid endometrial cancer between 2010 and 2017. Five-year overall (OS) and disease-free survival (DFS) were calculated using the Kaplan-Meier method. Read More

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Radiotherapy plus androgen deprivation therapy for prostate-specific antigen persistence in lymph node-positive prostate cancer.

Cancer Sci 2022 Apr 29. Epub 2022 Apr 29.

Department of Urology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan.

The treatment for lymph node involvement (LNI) after radical prostatectomy (RP) has not been established. This study aimed to reveal the outcomes of various management strategies among patients with LNI after RP. Retrospectively, 561 patients with LNI after pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) with RP treated between 2006 and 2019 at 33 institutions participating in the Japanese Urological Oncology Group were investigated. Read More

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Surgical Outcomes of Laparoscopic Pelvic Lymph Node Debulking during Staging Aortic Lymphadenectomy in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer: A Multicenter Study.

Cancers (Basel) 2022 Apr 13;14(8). Epub 2022 Apr 13.

Service of Gynecology Oncology, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08035 Barcelona, Spain.

Background: Few studies have evaluated laparoscopic pelvic lymph node (PLN) debulking during staging aortic lymphadenectomy in locally advanced cervical cancer (LACC). It allows us to know the lymph node status and facilitates the action of chemoradiotherapy (CRT) by reducing tumor burden. We evaluated its feasibility and compared the perioperative morbidity and the time to CRT with a control group. Read More

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Predictors for the Recurrence of Clinically Uterine-Confined Endometrial Cancer and the Role of Cytokeratin Immunohistochemistry Stain in the Era of Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping.

Cancers (Basel) 2022 Apr 13;14(8). Epub 2022 Apr 13.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei 220, Taiwan.

Background: The primary objective of this study was to elucidate the predictors for cancer recurrence in women with clinically uterine-confined endometrial cancer in the era of sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping.

Methods: All consecutive women with clinically determined uterine-confined endometrial cancer who had lymph node assessment by either SLN mapping or traditional pelvic lymphadenectomy were reviewed.

Results: Women in the SLN mapping group had lower total dissected pelvic nodes, lower incidence of para-aortic lymph node dissection, less intraoperative blood loss and lower complication rates, but a longer operation time compared to the traditional lymphadenectomy group. Read More

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How Image-Guided Pathology Can Improve the Detection of Lymph Node Metastases in Prostate Cancer.

Clin Nucl Med 2022 Jun 19;47(6):559-561. Epub 2022 Apr 19.

From the Department of Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine.

Abstract: Detection of lymph node (LN) metastases in prostate cancer (PCa) is pivotal for accurate staging and determining treatment options. To date, the reference standard for nodal staging is histopathological examination of all harvested surgical specimens from extended pelvic LN dissections. However, this is a labor-intensive process, and small metastatic foci can be missed due to sampling effects. Read More

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Tc-PSMA targeted robot-assisted radioguided surgery during radical prostatectomy and extended lymph node dissection of prostate cancer patients.

Ann Nucl Med 2022 Apr 15. Epub 2022 Apr 15.

Health Sciences University, Istanbul Research and Training Hospital, Clinic of Nuclear Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

Objective: The feasibility of tracer production of technetium (Tc)-prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-I&S sterile cold kit, imaging with single photon emission tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT), and Tc-PSMA-radioguided robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (Tc-PSMA-RG-RALRP) technique for lymph node (LN) dissection of primary prostate cancer (PCa) patients were evaluated prospectively.

Methods: Fifteen primary PCa patients with intermediate- or high-risk score according to D'Amico risk stratification who had PSMA receptor affinity with Ga-68 PSMA-11 PET/CT were enrolled. After Tc-PSMA-I&S injection and SPECT/CT imaging, Tc-PSMA-RG-RALRP with DaVinci XI robotic platform and laparoscopic gamma probe were performed. Read More

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Bilateral Peritoneal Flaps Reduce Incidence and Complications of Lymphoceles after Robotic Radical Prostatectomy with Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection-Results of the Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial ProLy.

J Urol 2022 Apr 15:101097JU0000000000002693. Epub 2022 Apr 15.

Department of Urology, Pediatric Urology and Urologic Oncology, St. Antonius Hospital Gronau, Gronau, Germany.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a surgically constructed bilateral peritoneal flap (PIF) as an adjunct to robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) and pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) on the incidence of lymphoceles.

Materials And Methods: A total of 530 men with localized prostate cancer underwent a RARP with bilateral extended standardized PLND in a prospective randomized controlled trial. In group A, a PIF was created by suturing the margins of the bladder peritoneum to the ipsilateral endopelvic fascia at 2 points on each side. Read More

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Establishment and validation of a nomogram for predicting potential lateral pelvic lymph node metastasis in low rectal cancer.

Int J Clin Oncol 2022 Apr 12. Epub 2022 Apr 12.

Department of Surgery, Kitasato University Kitasato Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Background: Identifying lateral pelvic lymph node (LPN) metastasis in low rectal cancer is crucial before treatment. Several risk factors and prediction models for LPN metastasis have been reported. However, there is no useful tool to accurately predict LPN metastasis. Read More

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Androgen Deprivation Therapy in High-Risk Localized and Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer.

Cancers (Basel) 2022 Apr 1;14(7). Epub 2022 Apr 1.

Department of Integrative Cancer Therapy and Urology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 13-1 Takara-Machi, Kanazawa 920-8640, Ishikawa, Japan.

The recommended treatment for high-risk localized or locally advanced prostate cancer is radical prostatectomy plus extended pelvic lymph node dissection or radiation therapy plus long-term androgen deprivation therapy. However, some patients are treated with androgen deprivation therapy alone for various reasons. In this review, we will discuss the position, indications, complications, and future prospects of androgen deprivation therapy for high-risk localized and locally advanced prostate cancer. Read More

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Systematic Lymphadenectomy and Oncological Outcomes of Women With Apparent Early-Stage Clear Cell Carcinoma of the Endometrium: A Multi-Institutional Cohort Study.

Front Oncol 2022 24;12:800957. Epub 2022 Mar 24.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Central Hospital of Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Enshi Clinical College of Wuhan University, Enshi, China.

Objective: The survival value of systematic lymphadenectomy for endometrial cancer is ambiguous and controversial. The current study aimed to evaluate the long-term survival role of combined pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy in patients with presumed early-stage clear cell carcinoma of the endometrium.

Methods: Patients in three Chinese teaching hospitals who presented between 2012 and 2017 with apparent early-stage clear cell carcinoma of the endometrium and underwent surgical staging were selected. Read More

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Pelvic lymph node dissection alone versus adjuvant radiotherapy in node positive penile cancer: A systematic review.

Indian J Urol 2022 Apr-Jun;38(2):91-98. Epub 2022 Apr 1.

Faculty of Medicine, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, United Kingdom.

Introduction: The management options for regional lymph nodes (LNs) in men with penile cancer include surveillance, surgery, and chemotherapy. The use of radiotherapy (RT) for nodal disease follows tradition and single-institution policies. We aimed to analyse the existing evidence regarding the management of penile cancer patients with suspected or known metastatic pelvic LNs using pelvic LN dissection (PLND) with RT versus PLND or RT alone. Read More

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Preoperative Predictors of Lymph Node Invasion and Biochemical Recurrence in High-risk Prostate Cancer.

Cancer Diagn Progn 2022 Jan-Feb;2(1):49-54. Epub 2022 Jan 3.

Department of Urology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan.

Aim: To evaluate the preoperative predictors of pathological lymph node (LN) metastasis and prognostic factors for postoperative biochemical recurrence (BCR) in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy with extended pelvic LN dissection in patients with D'Amico high-risk prostate cancer (PCa).

Patients And Methods: Overall, 107 patients with D'Amico high-risk PCa underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy with extended pelvic LN dissection without neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy. BCR was defined as a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level ≥0. Read More

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Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Composed of Seminoma and Teratoma Metastasizing as Choriocarcinoma to the Lung Successfully Treated With Salvage Chemotherapy and Bone-Marrow Transplant: A Case Report.

Cureus 2022 Mar 6;14(3):e22885. Epub 2022 Mar 6.

Hematology and Medical Oncology, HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood Medical Center, Kingwood, USA.

A 25-year-old male presented to our hospital with two months of progressively worsening left arm swelling, intermittent left-sided chest pressure, and a painless right testicular mass. CT of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis revealed a large mediastinal mass, multiple lung nodules, and several large right testicular nodules. The patient underwent a CT-guided biopsy of his right lung nodule, followed by a radical right inguinal orchiectomy. Read More

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Interest of para-aortic lymphadenectomy for locally advanced cervical cancer in the era of PET scanning.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2022 May 31;272:234-239. Epub 2022 Mar 31.

Department of Gynaecological and Breast Surgery, Montpellier University Hospital, Montpellier, France. Electronic address:

Background And Objectives: Treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer (LACC) involves pelvic chemoradiotherapy, using an extended field in the case of para-aortic involvement. 18-Fluoro-D-glucose positron emission tomography combined with computer tomography (PET-CT) is an accurate method for the detection of metastatic nodes. The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of PET-CT for lymph node staging of LACC. Read More

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A comprehensive evaluation of sexual and reproductive outcomes following robot-assisted retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for nonseminomatous germ cell tumor.

Asian J Androl 2022 Apr 5. Epub 2022 Apr 5.

Department of Urology, European Institute of Oncology, IRCCS, Milan 20141, Italy.

Sexual disorders following retroperitoneal pelvic lymph node dissection (RPLND) for testis tumor can affect the quality of life of patients. The aim of the current study was to investigate several different andrological outcomes, which may be influenced by robot-assisted (RA) RPLND. From January 2012 to March 2020, 32 patients underwent RA-RPLND for stage I nonseminomatous testis cancer or postchemotherapy (PC) residual mass. Read More

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Role of Perirectal Fat in the Carcinogenesis and Development of Early-Onset Rectal Cancer.

J Oncol 2022 22;2022:4061142. Epub 2022 Mar 22.

Department of Colorectal Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China.

Purpose: The incidence of early-onset rectal cancer (EORC) has been increasing since the past decade, while its underlying cause remained unknown. This study was aimed at clarifying the relationship between perirectal fat area (PFA) and EORC. . Read More

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Vaginal natural orifice transvaginal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES) surgical staging for endometrial carcinoma: The feasibility of an innovative approach.

Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2022 Mar;61(2):345-352

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

Objective: This study aims to describe the feasibility of treating early-stage endometrial cancer with hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, sentinel lymph node biopsy, and bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy by vaginal Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (vNOTES).

Materials And Methods: A longitudinal study of prospectively registered patients was conducted at an academic tertiary care center. 15 patients who underwent vNOTES surgical staging of early endometrial carcinoma between January 2014 and December 2020 were included in the study. Read More

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CRMP4 CpG Hypermethylation Predicts Upgrading to Gleason Score ≥ 8 in Prostate Cancer.

Front Oncol 2022 10;12:840950. Epub 2022 Mar 10.

Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.

Background: This study determined the predictive value of CRMP4 promoter methylation in prostate tissues collected by core needle biopsies for a postoperative upgrade of Gleason Score (GS) to ≥8 in patients with low-risk PCa.

Method: A retrospective analysis of the clinical data was conducted from 631 patients diagnosed with low-risk PCa by core needle biopsy at multiple centers and then underwent Radical Prostatectomy (RP) from 2014-2019. Specimens were collected by core needle biopsy to detect CRMP4 promoter methylation. Read More

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