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Recent trends in the use of radical prostatectomy in England: the epidemiology of diffusion.

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OBJECTIVE: To describe recent trends in the use of radical prostatectomy (RP) in England, as there is currently no consensus on the most effective treatment for localized prostate cancer, although RP is the treatment of choice among urological surgeons for men aged < 70 years. METHODS: Routine data were assessed to establish the number of RPs performed in England in 1991-99. Age-standardized operation rates were compared by region and socio-economic group, and the geographical spread of us...

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Oliver, SE More by this author
Donovan, JL More by this author
Peters, TJ More by this author
Frankel, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
BJU international
Volume:
91
Issue:
4
Pages:
331-336
Publication date:
2003-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-410X
ISSN:
1464-4096
URN:
uuid:d8c7d685-99d4-40bb-9740-caf22a2f2466
Source identifiers:
120633
Local pid:
pubs:120633

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