[Radical cystectomy for urothelial bladder cancer: prognostic impact of lymph node metastasis and soft tissue surgical margins].

PURPOSE To assess the association of soft tissue surgical margins (STSM) and/or lymph node metatstasis (pN+) with characteristics and outcomes of patients treated with radical cystectomy (RC) for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB). MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively collected the data of 242 patients treated with RC and pelvic lymphadenectomy… CONTINUE READING