Independent prognostic factors for initial intravesical recurrence after laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.

@article{Liu2014IndependentPF,
  title={Independent prognostic factors for initial intravesical recurrence after laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.},
  author={Yuqing Liu and Jian Lu and Kai Hong and Yi Chuan Huang and Lulin Ma},
  journal={Urologic oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={146-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To elucidate clinicopathologic independent prognostic factors for intravesical recurrence after laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for primary upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UUT-UC). METHODS AND MATERIALS This study included 212 consecutive patients clinically diagnosed as localized UUT-UC and treated by retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephroureterectomy between January 2002 and October 2010, after exclusion of those with a previous or concurrent history of bladder cancer. The… CONTINUE READING

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