EARLY CYSTECTOMY IN SUPERFICIAL BLADDER CANCER: IMPACT OF PREVIOUS TREATMENTS AND PATHOLOGICAL UNDERSTAGING ON SURVIVAL: PRELIMINARY DATA


Tunc H. M. , Gokce O., Acar O., Tefekli A. H. , KILIÇASLAN I. , Esen T.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.33, no.3, pp.278-283, 2007 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.278-283
  • Keywords: Bladder cancer, Superficial tumors, Cystectomy, Survival, Clinical understaging, TRANSITIONAL-CELL CARCINOMA, RADICAL CYSTECTOMY, MANAGEMENT, INVASION, T1, TA

Abstract

Introduction: In this study, we analyzed the outcome of early radical cystectomy in patients with high-risk superficial bladder cancer and assessed the impact of previous treatments as well as pathological understaging on survival rates.