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Radical Prostatectomy Outcomes at the University Hospital of the West Indies: 2000–2007

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68–72
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This article represents an eight-year retrospective review of radical prostatectomies performed at the University Hospital of the West Indies. Oncological outcomes and morbidity are compared to large- volume international centres.

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Objectives: Prostate cancer is the commonest cancer in Jamaican men with an age-specific incidence of 65.5 per 100 000 and also the commonest cause of male cancer death. This study reports on the oncological outcome and morbidity after radical retropubic prostatectomy.

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013

Session 2

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16–7
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e-Published: 21 Jun, 2013

Leiomyosarcoma of the Kidney

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183–4

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The case of a 42- year old woman with leiomyosarcoma of the kidney, a very rare renal lesion, is presented. Leiomyosarcomas are the most common of the primary renal sarcomas which account for less than 1% of renal tumours in adults.

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e-Published: 18 Sep, 2013
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