Selection Criteria for Radical Prostatectomy

  • Hans-Peter Schmid
Part of the Fortschritte der Urologie und Nephrologie book series (2824, volume 28)

Abstract

The surgical management of localized prostate cancer depends on patient selection. The appropriate candidate for radical prostatectomy should have disease that is confined to the prostate, an expected longevity that is longer than the natural history of his cancer, and no significant surgical risk factors.

Keywords

Creatinine Adenocarcinoma Sedimentation Androgen Stein 

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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag & Co. KG, Darmstadt 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Peter Schmid
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  1. 1.Urologische KlinikUniversität BaselBaselSchweiz

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