Upper urinary tract recurrence following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: a meta-analysis on 13,185 patients.

@article{Picozzi2012UpperUT,
  title={Upper urinary tract recurrence following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: a meta-analysis on 13,185 patients.},
  author={Stefano Picozzi and Cristian Ricci and Maddalena M Gaeta and Dario Ratti and Alberto Macchi and Stefano Casellato and Giorgio Bozzini and Luca Carmignani},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={188 6},
  pages={2046-54}
}
PURPOSE Patients who undergo radical cystectomy for urothelial cancer are at risk for upper urinary tract disease in the remnant transitional tissue. Previous studies have identified several risk factors for upper urinary tract recurrence but the predictive value of each factor remains controversial. Furthermore, the schedule for surveillance of the upper urinary tract with imaging techniques and cytology has not been established. International guidelines do not address these topics and refer… CONTINUE READING

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