Effect of ABO blood type on mortality in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder treated with radical cystectomy.

@article{Klatte2014EffectOA,
  title={Effect of ABO blood type on mortality in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder treated with radical cystectomy.},
  author={Tobias Klatte and Evanguelos Xylinas and M. D. S. Rieken and Morgan Roupr{\^e}t and Harun Fajkovi{\'c} and Christian Seitz and Pierre I. Karakiewicz and Yair Lotan and Marko Babjuk and Michela de Martino and Shahrokh F Shariat},
  journal={Urologic oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={625-30}
}
OBJECTIVE ABO blood type is an inherited characteristic that has been associated with the prognosis of several malignancies, but there is little evidence in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of ABO blood type on mortality in patients with UCB treated with radical cystectomy (RC). METHODS Multi-institutional data from 7,906 patients with UCB treated with RC between 1979 and 2012 were retrospectively analyzed. The effect of ABO blood… CONTINUE READING