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Impact of Perioperative Allogenic Blood Transfusion on Survival After Radical Nephroureterectomy for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma

Rink, Michael ; Soave, Armin ; Dahlem, Roland ; Aziz, Atiqullah ; Al-Sayed, Fahmy ; Peine, Sven ; Engel, Oliver ; Kluth, Luis A. ; Stenzl, Arnulf ; Burger, Maximilian ; Shariat, Shahrokh F. ; Fisch, Margit ; Fritsche, Hans-Martin ; Gakis, Georgios


The present retrospective multicenter study analyzed the effect of perioperative blood transfusions (PBTs) on the outcomes in 285 patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma who had undergone radical nephroureterectomy (RNU). We found that patients receiving PBTs had inferior survival compared with that of patients without PBTs. Future investigations should focus on optimization of ...


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