The impact of regular biopsy in the first cystoscopic follow-up and other predictors on the recurrence of superficial bladder tumors.
- Published Article
Chang Gung medical journal
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2010
Our data support tumor number and intravesical therapy as important predictive factors for tumor recurrence. Cystoscopy combined with transurethral bladder biopsy mitigates tumor recurrence in the early years, but not in later years. Therefore, regular cystoscopic evaluation alone is sufficient for longterm patient surveillance.
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