The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of positive surgical margin (PSM) without extraprostatic extension after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP).
To evaluate whether the rate of Gleason score (GS) upgrade on final pathology, the rate of positive surgical margins (PSM) and the rate of biochemical recurrence (BCR) after radical prostatectomy (RP) were different if prostate biopsy (PB) was graded by community pathologists (CP) as compared to specialized uro-pathologists (UP).
Positive surgical margins (PSMs) at radical prostatectomy (RP) are generally recognized as a surrogate of poor or difficult dissection of the prostatic gland. In open RP cohorts, obesity seems to be associated to an increased risk of PSMs, probably due to the technical challenge that obese men pose to surgical access.
To evaluate the impact of hospital volume on outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN).
Patients with renal cell carcinoma who underwent RAPN between 2010 and 2013 were identified in the National Cancer Database.
Positive surgical margins (PSMs) represent a poor prognostic factor at radical prostatectomy (RP). To investigate the impact of PSM, its length, the focality, and the PSM Gleason, on biochemical recurrence (BCR) in organ-confined RP patients.
PURPOSE - To determine the impact of intraoperative surgeon-defined incision of the prostatic capsule (CapI) on cancer recurrence and to give an overview of the different definitions of CapI. CapI during radical prostatectomy (RP) occurs in a non-negligible number of patients; still, its impact on biochemical recurrence (BCR) remains controversial as definition of CapI differs in literature.
Positive surgical margins (PSMs) in localized prostate cancer (PC) confer a two- to three-fold increased risk of biochemical relapse (BR). Absent/weak AZGP1 expression and Gleason grade ≥4 at the margin are each independent predictors of BR in patients with PSMs.
Available published studies evaluating the association between nerve-sparing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) and risk of ipsilateral positive surgical margins were subject to selection bias.
To evaluate oncologic outcomes and management of patients with microscopic positive surgical margin (PSM) after partial nephrectomy (PN) for renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
We reviewed our database to identify patients who underwent PN between 1990 and 2015 for RCC and had PSM on final pathology.
To determine whether there are subsets of men with pathologic high-grade disease (Gleason 8-10) who have particularly high or low 2-year BCR risk after radical prostatectomy (RP) when stratified into groups based on combinations of pathologic features such as surgical margins (SM), extracapsular extension (ECE) and seminal vesicle invasion (SVI).
Although numerous studies have shown that positive surgical margin (PSM) is linked to biochemical recurrence (BCR) in prostate cancer (PCa), the research results have been inconsistent. This study aimed to explore the association between PSM and BCR in patients with PCa following radical prostatectomy (RP).
To identify predictors for biochemical recurrence among patients with positive surgical margins (RM1) after radical prostatectomy and to examine the effect of ultrasensitive prostate-specific antigen measured early after prostatectomy on biochemical recurrence.
OBJECTIVES - To retrospectively verify the exact margin status and analyze the location and characteristics of positive surgical margins (PSM) in radical prostatectomy patients by a central pathology review based on the consensus conference 2009 updated margin criteria from the International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP).
Our earlier analysis suggested that robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) achieved superiority over open radical prostatectomy (ORP) in terms of positive surgical margin (PSM) rates and functional outcomes.
Bladder neck preservation (BNP) during radical prostatectomy (RP) has been proposed as a method to improve early recovery of urinary continence after radical prostatectomy. However, there is concern over a possible increase in the risk of positive surgical margins and prostate cancer recurrence rate.
To describe utilization and compare quality outcomes of partial nephrectomy (PN) for cT1a, cT1b and cT2a renal mass using a large national database.
Retrospective analysis of patients from the US National Cancer Database who underwent PN for cT1a/cT1b/T2a renal cell carcinoma between 2004-2013.
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