The health care burden of skeletal related events in patients with renal cell carcinoma and bone metastasis.


PURPOSE We examined temporal trends in skeletal related events and associated charges in patients with renal cell carcinoma metastatic to bone. We also identified patient and hospital characteristics associated with skeletal related events and related mortality. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample we abstracted data on patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.12.042


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