Potential Impact of Postoperative Early Complications on the Timing of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy: A High-Volume Tertiary Cancer Center Experience Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cystectomy
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms

abstract

  • This series demonstrates that 30% of patients (347 of 1142) undergoing RC may not have been able to receive adjuvant chemotherapy due to postoperative complications. This information should be taken into consideration when planning multimodal therapy and further supports the use of perioperative chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant setting.

publication date

  • January 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.eururo.2008.07.018

PubMed ID

  • 18640770

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 177

end page

  • 85

volume

  • 55

number

  • 1