Journal article

Penile Cancer: Contemporary Lymph Node Management

Jonathan S O'Brien, Marlon Perera, Todd Manning, Mike Bozin, Sonja Cabarkapa, Emily Chen, Nathan Lawrentschuk

JOURNAL OF UROLOGY | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2017

Abstract

PURPOSE: In penile cancer, the optimal diagnostics and management of metastatic lymph nodes are not clear. Advances in minimally invasive staging, including dynamic sentinel lymph node biopsy, have widened the diagnostic repertoire of the urologist. We aimed to provide an objective update of the recent trends in the management of penile squamous cell carcinoma, and inguinal and pelvic lymph node metastases. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We systematically reviewed several medical databases, including the Web of Science® (with MEDLINE®), Embase® and Cochrane databases, according to PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses) guidelines. The search terms used were penile..

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