Impact of a second transurethral resection on the staging of T1 bladder cancer.

@article{Dalbagni2002ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of a second transurethral resection on the staging of T1 bladder cancer.},
  author={Guido Dalbagni and Harry W. Herr and Victor E. Reuter},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2002},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={822-4; discussion 824-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the impact of a second transurethral resection (TUR) on the pathologic stage in a unique patient population with T1 tumors. METHODS Seventy-one patients with Stage T1 transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder were prospectively enrolled and underwent restaging TUR. Fifteen patients underwent immediate cystectomy and 56 patients were treated endoscopically. The patients who underwent immediate cystectomy were the subjects of this report. RESULTS Fifteen patients… CONTINUE READING
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