A delay in radical nephroureterectomy can lead to upstaging

Matthias Waldert, Pierre I. Karakiewicz, Jay D. Raman, Mesut Remzi, Hendrik Isbarn, Yair Lotan, Umberto Capitanio, Karim Bensalah, Michael J. Marberger, Shahrokh F. Shariat

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Study Type - Prognosis (case series) Level of Evidence 4 Objective: To examine the association between the delay from diagnosis of upper-tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) to radical nephroureterectomy (RNU), and the pathological features and outcomes, as the decision to proceed to RNU for an individual patient is complex. Patients and methods: The records of 187 patients who had RNU were reviewed; the interval from diagnosis to RNU was analysed as both a continuous (months) and categorical variable (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)812-817
Number of pages6
JournalBJU International
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010


  • Delay
  • Nephroureterectomy
  • Prognosis
  • Recurrence
  • Survival
  • Urinary tract cancer
  • Urothelial carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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