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Radioguided surgery is the future?

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Dr Sophie Knipper, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
EAU 2019
Food for thought: Dr Sophie Knipper et al. (University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany) looked at 47 consecutive patients with pre-operative 68Ga-PSMA-PET/CT positive metastatic lesions that had not been treated with androgen-deprivation therapy and randomised them to a conventional surgical approach (n=27) or to a 99mTc-PSMA-radioguided surgery (n=20). Short-term PSA-dynamics significantly lean in favour of radioguided surgery (see Table). Further studies are warranted. Table: Value of radioguided surgery RGS, radioguided surgery; CSA, conventional surgical approach.

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