Proposal for changes in cystoscopic follow-up of patients with low-grade pTa gladder tumor


Oge O., Erdem E., Atsu N., Sahin A., Ozen H.

EUROPEAN UROLOGY, vol.37, no.3, pp.271-273, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000052355
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.271-273
  • Keywords: bladder neoplasms, carcinoma, prognosis, recurrence, SUPERFICIAL BLADDER-CANCER, RECURRENCE, RESECTION
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: The cystoscopic follow-up of superficial bladder cancer accounts for a considerable workload for urologists and is also an invasive procedure with high costs. There is a potential benefit both to the urologist and the patient if unnecessary cystoscopies can be avoided.