Stage a nonseminomatous testis carcinoma: Rationale and results of nerve-sparing retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy

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The major objection to the use of retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy in low-stage testis cancer has been the universal loss of ejaculatory ability if a full bilateral dissection is performed. The Indiana University experience with nerve-sparing dissection is presented. One hundred percent of the patients subjected to this procedure maintain ejaculatory ability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)294-297
Number of pages4
JournalUrologia Internationalis
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991



  • Ejaculation
  • Fertility
  • Lymphadenectomy
  • Testis cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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