Clinicopathological strategies to identify contralateral prostate cancer involvement in potential candidates for focal therapy.
OBJECTIVE: To identify the magnitude and possible predictors of contralateral lobe involvement and contralateral extraprostatic extension (EPE) in prostatic biopsy-defined localized unilateral cancers. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between January 2005 and August 2009, 1861 patients underwent robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy at the authors' institution. A total of 1114 had unilateral disease on preoperative biopsy. Final histopathology reports of these patients were reviewed. RESULTS: Of the 1...Expand abstract
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