Early prostate-specific antigen failure following radical perineal versus retropubic prostatectomy: the importance of seminal vesicle excision.
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Feb 01, 1998
Incomplete excision of SVs during a radical perineal prostatectomy contributes to an earlier postoperative biochemical recurrence as measured by a rising PSA, and may explain the higher disease recurrence rate for radical perineal prostatectomies as opposed to radical retropubic prostatectomies in this study.
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