Late recurrence after radical cystectomy: Patterns, risk factors and outcomes

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Linder B.J., Boorjian S.A., Hudolin T., Cheville J.C., Thapa P., Tarrell R.F., Frank I.

Journal of Urology 2014 191:5 (1256-1261)

Purpose We evaluated the outcome in patients with late recurrence of urothelial carcinoma after radical cystectomy. Materials and Methods We identified 2,091 patients who underwent radical cystectomy at our institution between 1980 and 2006. Survival was estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method and compared based on recurrence timing (less than 5 years vs 5 or greater) and location (urothelial vs nonurothelial) using the log rank test. Cox proportional hazard regression models were used to evaluate variables associated with late recurrence and death from bladder cancer…(ver más)


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