Positive Surgical Margins in Soft Tissue Following Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer and Cancer Specific Survival Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Transitional Cell
  • Cystectomy
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms

abstract

  • Risk factors for positive soft tissue surgical margins are female gender, locally advanced cancer, presence of vascular invasion and mixed histology. Patients with positive soft tissue surgical margins have poor prognosis, and positive soft tissue surgical margins were found to be independently associated with disease specific death.

publication date

  • December 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2007.08.023

PubMed ID

  • 17936804

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2308

end page

  • 12; discussion 2313

volume

  • 178

number

  • 6