Prognostic Significance of Surgical Margin Status and Gleason Grade at the Positive Surgical Margin in Predicting Biochemical Recurrence After Radical Prostatectomy in a Turkish Patient Cohort


Koparal M. Y. , SÖZEN T. S. , ASLAN G., BALTACI S., SÜER E., MÜEZZİNOĞLU T., ...More

UROONKOLOJI BULTENI-BULLETIN OF UROONCOLOGY, vol.20, no.1, pp.26-39, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/uob.galenos.2020.1564
  • Title of Journal : UROONKOLOJI BULTENI-BULLETIN OF UROONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.26-39
  • Keywords: Radical prostatectomy, positive surgical margin, Gleason grade, BLADDER-CANCER, HEMATURIA, DIAGNOSIS, CYSTECTOMY, DISPARITIES, CYSTOSCOPY, CARCINOMA, SURVIVAL, DISEASE, DELAY

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the prognostic role of positive surgical margin (PSM) features in addition to well-defined risk factors in predicting biochemical recurrence (BCR) after radical prostatectomy.