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Body Composition of Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer: Sarcopenia, Low Psoas Muscle Index, and Myosteatosis Are Independent Risk Factors for Mortality

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Engelmann, Simon U. ; Pickl, Christoph ; Haas, Maximilian ; Kaelble, Sebastian ; Hartmann, Valerie ; Firsching, Maximilian ; Lehmann, Laura ; Gužvić, Miodrag ; van Rhijn, Bas W. G. ; Breyer, Johannes ; Burger, Maximilian ; Mayr, Roman
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Abstract: Background: We assessed a wide array of body composition parameters to identify those most relevant as prognostic tools for patients undergoing radical cystectomy (RC) due to bladder cancer (BC). Methods: In this retrospective, single-center study, preoperative computed tomography (CT) scans of 657 patients were measured at the level of the 3rd lumbar vertebra (L3) to ...


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