Presence of teratoma in orchiectomy specimen increases the need for postchemotherapy RPLND


Inci K., DOĞAN H. S. , AKDOĞAN B. , BAYDAR D. , ERGEN A. , Ozen H.

UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY-SEMINARS AND ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS, vol.29, no.1, pp.38-42, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2008.12.016
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY-SEMINARS AND ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.38-42

Abstract

Objectives: This study was carried out to evaluate the impact of the presence of teratomatous component in orchiectomy specimen on complete response rates to primary chemotherapy in a large series of patients with stage II nonseminomatous germ cell tumors (NSGCT).