Clinical significance of definite muscle layer in TUR specimen for evaluating progression rate in T1G3 bladder cancer: multicenter retrospective study by the Sapporo Medical University Urologic Oncology Consortium (SUOC)

@article{Shindo2013ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical significance of definite muscle layer in TUR specimen for evaluating progression rate in T1G3 bladder cancer: multicenter retrospective study by the Sapporo Medical University Urologic Oncology Consortium (SUOC)},
  author={Tetsuya Shindo and Naoya Masumori and Hiroshi Kitamura and Toshiaki Tanaka and Fumimasa Fukuta and Tadashi Hasegawa and Masahiro Yanase and Masafumi Miyake and Noriomi Miyao and Atsushi Takahashi and Masanori Matsukawa and Keisuke Taguchi and Masanori Shigyo and Yasuharu Kunishima and Hitoshi Tachiki and Taiji Tsukamoto},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={32},
  pages={1281-1285}
}
To evaluate the clinical impact on progression and recurrence according to presence and absence of a muscle layer, we conducted a retrospective, multicenter study. We retrospectively reviewed 247 patients who received transurethral resection (TUR) of bladder tumors and were pathologically diagnosed as having T1G3 bladder cancer from 1990 to 2009. We ruled… CONTINUE READING