Correlation of perineural invasion on radical prostatectomy specimens with other pathologic prognostic factors and PSA failure


Ozcan F.

EUROPEAN UROLOGY, vol.40, no.3, pp.308-312, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000049791
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-312
  • Keywords: perineural invasion, recurrence, radical prostatectomy, prognostic factors, NEEDLE-BIOPSY, EXTRAPROSTATIC EXTENSION, CANCER

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between perineural invasion (PNI), and other pathologic prognostic factors in radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP), specimens and also to assess, the role of PNI in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) recurrence after RRP