Prevalence and risk factors of contralateral extraprostatic extension in men undergoing radical prostatectomy for unilateral disease at biopsy: A global multi-institutional experience


Bienz M., Hueber P., Trudeau V., Alenizi A. M. , Valdivieso R., Alom M., ...More

CUAJ-CANADIAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL, vol.9, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5489/cuaj.2786
  • Title of Journal : CUAJ-CANADIAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL

Abstract

Introduction: We assessed the incidence of contralateral prostate cancer (cPCa), contralateral EPE (cEPE) and contralateral positive surgical margins (cPSM) in patients diagnosed preoperatively with unilateral prostate cancer and evaluated risk factors predictive of contralateral disease extension.