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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 255-257

Prostate cancer nodal oligometastasis accurately assessed using prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography-computed tomography and confirmed histologically following robotic-assisted lymph node dissection


1 Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne; Department of Urology, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
2 Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne; Department of Urology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre; Department of Surgery, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Melbourne, Australia

Correspondence Address:
Dermot B O'Kane
Department of Urology, Austi n Hospital, 145 Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3141
Australia
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.179237

PMID: 27141207

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We herein present a case of a 76-year-old gentleman, where prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PSMA PET-CT) was used to accurately detect prostate cancer (PCa), pelvic lymph node (LN) metastasis in the setting of biochemical recurrence following definitive treatment for PCa. The positive PSMA PET-CT result was confirmed with histological examination of the involved pelvic LNs following pelvic LN dissection.


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