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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
May, F; Treiber, U; Hartung, R; Schwaibold, H 
Title:
Significance of random bladder biopsies in superficial bladder cancer. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVES: We investigated to what extent biopsies of normal-appearing urothelium taken from patients with superficial bladder cancer (Ta, T1, Tis) showed malignant disease and whether those findings had impact on therapeutical decisions. PATIENTS AND METHODS: 1033 consecutive patients presenting with Ta, T1 or Tis (carcinoma in situ) superficial bladder tumors at increased risk for recurrence underwent multiple random biopsies from normal-appearing urothelium during transurethral resection (TU...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Urol 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
44 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
47-50 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0302-2838 
TUM Institution:
Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik