Impact of Ureteroscopy Before Nephroureterectomy for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma on Oncologic Outcomes Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Transitional Cell
  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Nephrectomy
  • Ureter
  • Ureteral Neoplasms
  • Ureteroscopy

abstract

  • We did not find evidence that URS adversely impacts disease progression and survival in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma. Although patients are at higher risk for IR after NU when they have undergone prior diagnostic URS, their CSS, MFS, and OS are not significantly affected.

publication date

  • August 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5114126

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urology.2016.05.039

PubMed ID

  • 27237781

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 148

end page

  • 53

volume

  • 94