Published in Hospital Business Week, September 3rd, 2006
"The presence of positive surgical margins after RRP for prostate cancer leads to an increased risk of progression and reduces disease free survival. A positive surgical margin at the apex is more frequent and is associated with worse clinical prognosis compared to other locations," scientists in Japan reported.
"The urethra usually enters the prostate slightly anterior and proximal to the prostatic apex. After dividing the dorsal vessels and separating neurovascular bundles (NVB) from the prostatic urethral junction using scissors, the operator...
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