Results from three municipal hospitals regarding radical cystectomy on elderly patients.

@article{May2007ResultsFT,
  title={Results from three municipal hospitals regarding radical cystectomy on elderly patients.},
  author={Matthias May and Stephanie Fuhrer and Kay-P Braun and Sabine Brookman-Amissah and Willi Richter and Bernd Hoschke and Horst Vogler and Michael Siegsmund},
  journal={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={764-73; discussion 774-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Radical cystectomy is the standard treatment for invasive bladder carcinoma in elderly patients at major surgical centers. As yet no data are available as to the question whether radical surgery on the genitourinary tract of patients over 75 can also be carried out at municipal hospitals with comparable intra and postoperative morbidity, and respective mortality. MATERIALS AND METHODS 452 radical cystectomies and urinary diversions as ileum conduits or ileum neobladders due to… CONTINUE READING

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