Patterns and predictors of recurrence after open radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: a comprehensive review of the literature

@inproceedings{Mari2017PatternsAP,
  title={Patterns and predictors of recurrence after open radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: a comprehensive review of the literature},
  author={Andrea Mari and Riccardo Campi and Riccardo Tellini and Giorgio Gandaglia and Simone Albisinni and Mohammad Abufaraj and Georgios Hatzichristodoulou and Francesco Montorsi and Roland F P van Velthoven and Marco Carini and Andrea Minervini and Shahrokh F Shariat},
  booktitle={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2017}
}
To review the currently available literature reporting the patterns of recurrence and their predictive factors after open radical cystectomy (RC) for bladder cancer. A review of the literature was performed using the MEDLINE, Scopus and Web of Sciences databases from January 1997 to May 2017. The PRISMA guidelines were followed for the conduct of the study. Local recurrence rate ranges between 30 and 54%. Distant recurrence is not often standardized and is reported in up to 50% of cases. The… CONTINUE READING
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