Risk factors for subsequent development of bladder cancer after primary transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract.

@article{Matsui2005RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for subsequent development of bladder cancer after primary transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract.},
  author={Yoshiyuki Matsui and Noriaki Utsunomiya and Kentaro Ichioka and Norihumi Ueda and Koji Yoshimura and Akito Terai and Yoichi Arai},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2005},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={279-83}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the independent risk factors for intravesical tumor recurrence in patients with primary transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract, and to develop a risk-stratification model to allow more accurate prediction of recurrence risk. METHODS Of 141 patients who underwent total nephroureterectomy for clinically localized transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract, the data from 89 patients were retrospectively reviewed. Patients with a previous… CONTINUE READING

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