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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000049791
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-312
  • Keywords: perineural invasion, recurrence, radical prostatectomy, prognostic factors, NEEDLE-BIOPSY, EXTRAPROSTATIC EXTENSION, CANCER
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


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