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Errors in the clinical staging of prostatic cancer

01-sep-1994 | Revista: Actas Urológicas Españolas

Abad JI, Rodríguez-Rubio FI, Rosell D, Agüera L, Martín-Marquina A, Robles JE, Berián JM.
Departamento de Urología, Clínica Universitaria, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Navarra.


The relationship between the clinical and pathological stages of clinically localized prostate cancer (PCa) was analyzed in 68 patients. All of then underwent ilio-obstructive lymphadenectomy and node affectation was found in 16 patients (23%).

Out of 64 patients undergoing radical prostatectomy, 23 (36%) presented invasion of prostate capsule and/or seminal vesicle infiltration. Of the total 68 patients, 28 (41%) showed local dissemination and/or nodular affectation.

A direct correlation was seen between clinical stage and both incidence of local dissemination and nodular affectation. Pre-operative PSA and tumoral grade were correlated to the pathological stage.

CITA DEL ARTÍCULO  Actas Urol Esp. 1994 Sep;18(8):797-800.

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