The effect of surgical duration of transurethral resection of bladder tumors on postoperative complications: An analysis of ACS NSQIP data.

@article{Matulewicz2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of surgical duration of transurethral resection of bladder tumors on postoperative complications: An analysis of ACS NSQIP data.},
  author={Richard S Matulewicz and Vidit Sharma and B. Mcguire and Daniel T. Oberlin and Kent T. Perry and Robert Brewster Nadler},
  journal={Urologic oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={
          338.e19-24
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) is a common procedure used in the diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer. Despite how often it is performed, not much is known about the risk factors for complications. Traditional surgery has an increase in morbidity and mortality with increasing operative duration. We assess the effect of operative duration on TURBT complications. METHODS The years 2006 to 2012 of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality… CONTINUE READING
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