Black men were less likely to receive androgen deprivation therapy and had lower use of secondary treatment with radiotherapy.
In a study, a higher 4Kscore was significantly associated with a 16% greater risk of biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer following radical prostatectomy.
In a study of radical prostatectomy patients with Gleason score 7 prostate cancer, the risk for biochemical recurrence more than doubled in the presence of tertiary pattern 5 disease.
Men with chronic kidney disease (CKD) at the time of radical prostatectomy are 5 times more likely to experience postoperative complications than those without CKD, a study found.
In a study with a follow-up period of 18 years, men treated with any other modality but radical prostatectomy had higher prostate cancer death risks.
Radical prostatectomy Yanhong Liu, M.D., Ph.D.; William R. Kimball, M.D., Ph.D.; Yandong Jiang M.D., Ph.D. What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Different from simple prostatectomy, which is done mainly for the treatment of prostate enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia), radical prostatectomy is the treatment of choice for localized prostate cancer. As the fourth…
Mean 2.9 years gained after 23 years of follow-up among men with localized prostate cancer
Study of Korean radical prostatectomy patients showed that those who were obese had significant increased odds of biochemical recurrence and cancer-specific mortality
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Investigators suggest PSA testing frequencies based on post-operative baseline PSA.