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Sarcopenia as a comorbidity-independent predictor of survival following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer

Mayr, Roman, Gierth, Michael, Zeman, Florian, Reiffen, Marieke, Seeger, Philipp, Wezel, Felix, Pycha, Armin, Comploj, Evi, Bonatti, Matteo, Ritter, Manuel, van Rhijn, Bas W.G., Burger, Maximilian, Bolenz, Christian, Fritsche, Hans-Martin and Martini, Thomas (2018) Sarcopenia as a comorbidity-independent predictor of survival following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle 2018, pp. 1-9.

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Other URL: http://doi.org/10.1002/jcsm.12279, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jcsm.12279


Abstract

Objective A multicentre study was conducted to investigate the impact of sarcopenia as an independent predictor of oncological outcome after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. Methods In total, 500 patients with available digital computed tomography scans of the abdomen obtained within 90 days before surgery were identified. The lumbar skeletal muscle index was measured using pre‐operative ...

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Item type:Article
Date:25 February 2018
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Urologie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1002/jcsm.12279DOI
Keywords:Frailty; Skeletal muscle mass; Bladder cancer; Prognosis; Urinary bladder neoplasm
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:36937
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