Carcinoma of the prostate: Lymph node aspiration for staging

S. C. Efremidis, S. J. Dan, H. Nieburgs, H. A. Mitty

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Abstract

Percutaneous fine-needle aspiration biopsy of suspect nodes was used for histologic staging in 33 patients with clinically localized carcinoma of the prostate after an abnormal or suspicious lymphogram. A total of 66 nodes was biopsied, and positive cytology for metastatic carcinoma was obtained from 29 nodes in 20 patients indicating the presence of stage D disease. Thus, staging lymphadenectomy and radical treatment by radiation of surgery were avoided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)489-492
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume136
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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