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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

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Radical Prostatectomy Fine Needle Aspiration Pelvic Lymph Node Localize Prostate Cancer 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© 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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