(UroToday.com) As part of a plenary presentation at the European Urologic Association Virtual Annual Meeting assessing “Testis cancer and surgical andrology,” David Nicol, MBBS, FRACS, defended the position that open retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) remains the gold standard.

Dr. Nicol began by highlighting the definition of the gold standard which, according to the Collins English Dictionary, as “the supreme example of something against which others are judged or measured.”