A population based assessment of perioperative mortality after cystectomy for bladder cancer.

@article{Isbarn2009APB,
  title={A population based assessment of perioperative mortality after cystectomy for bladder cancer.},
  author={Hendrik Isbarn and Claudio Jeldres and Laurent Zini and Paul Perrotte and Sara Baillargeon-Gagn{\'e} and Umberto Capitanio and Shahrokh F Shariat and Phillipe Arjane and Fred Saad and Michael D. McCormack and Luc Valiquette and François P{\'e}loquin and Alain Duclos and Francesco Montorsi and Markus Graefen and Pierre I. Karakiewicz},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={182 1},
  pages={70-7}
}
PURPOSE Large variability exists in the rates of perioperative mortality after cystectomy. Contemporary estimates range from 0.7% to 5.6%. We tested several predictors of perioperative mortality and devised a model for individual perioperative mortality prediction. MATERIALS AND METHODS We relied on life tables to quantify 30, 60 and 90-day mortality rates according to age, gender, stage (localized vs regional), grade, type of surgery (partial vs radical cystectomy), year of cystectomy and… CONTINUE READING
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