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PSMA PET Scan Era: A Changing Paradigm PSMA PET and Lymph Node Dissection for Prostate Cancer Management

Haxihimolla, Julia; Kua, Boon; Gilbourd, Daniel; Haxhimolla, Hodo

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Objectives Staging of extra-prostatic prostate cancer has traditionally been assessed by computerised tomography (CT), bone scan, and where indicated, pelvic lymph node dissection at the time of surgery. The advent of the prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) positron emission tomography (PET) scan shows promise in improving the accuracy of preoperative staging of this cancer. The role of pelvic lymph node dissection and its associated morbidity will be examined. This article will review...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/311682
Source: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
DOI: 10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151044

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