External validation of postoperative nomograms for prediction of all-cause mortality, cancer-specific mortality, and recurrence in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder.

@article{Nuhn2012ExternalVO,
  title={External validation of postoperative nomograms for prediction of all-cause mortality, cancer-specific mortality, and recurrence in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder.},
  author={Philipp Nuhn and Matthias May and Maxine Sun and Hans-Martin Fritsche and Sabine D. Brookman-May and Alexander G. Buchner and Christian Bolenz and Rudolf Moritz and Edwin Herrmann and Maximilian Burger and Derya Tilki and Lutz Trojan and Paul Perrotte and Axel Haferkamp and Markus Hohenfellner and Wolf Ferdinand Wieland and Stefan C. M{\"u}ller and Pierre I. Karakiewicz and Patrick Jan Bastian},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={58-64}
}
BACKGROUND The Bladder Cancer Research Consortium (BCRC) created nomograms to predict all-cause mortality (ACM), cancer-specific mortality (CSM), and recurrence after radical cystectomy (RC) for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB). OBJECTIVE To perform a formal validation of the BCRC nomograms in a large multi-institutional patient cohort from Europe. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Records of 2501 patients who underwent RC for UCB at eight European centers were reviewed. Complete… CONTINUE READING