Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated or occurring around the prostate gland.

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Examples

  • The aim of the study presented in the Surgery in Motion section of European Urology was to propose and describe the steps of a new technique of surgical dissection that maximises the preservation of the periprostatic anatomy by keeping intact the pubovesical complex (PVC; i.e. detrusor apron with pubovesical ligaments).

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  • There was a significant association between the fat-density groups and BMI, subcutaneous fat thickness and periprostatic fat.

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  • The periprostatic fat area and percentage fat density were calculated.

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  • The study found, however that periprostatic fat did not correlate with CaP aggressiveness in this cohort of patients.

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  • UroToday. com - An interesting hypothesis by Dr. Joep van Roermund and colleagues in the online edition of the World Journal of Urology suggested that periprostatic fat as measured on CT may be a better predictor of prostate cancer (CaP) aggressiveness than body mass index (BMI).

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  • Further periprostatic tissue was sent for pathological review in 56 men with PSM and organ confined disease and 43 men with PSM and ECE alone.

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  • Some surgeons use frozen section analysis at the time of surgery, and if positive, then resect more periprostatic tissue.

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  • For the final analysis, 2,659 men had a negative SM (NSM), 216 had a positive frozen section with negative periprostatic tissue in the additional resected tissue (M+ -).

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