Obesity is associated with biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: A multi-institutional extended validation study

AB Maj-Hes, R Mathieu, M Özsoy, F Soria, M Moschini, M Abufaraj, A Briganti, M Roupret, PI Karakiewicz, T Klatte, SF Shariat

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Abstract

Background: There are no clear data regarding the association between body mass index (BMI) and outcomes after radical prostatectomy (RP). This study aimed to investigate the association between BMI and biochemical recurrence (BCR) after RP in a large international contemporary cohort of patients with prostate cancer. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed data from 6,519 patients who underwent RP at 5 institutions. BMI was analyzed as both a continuous and categorical variable (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)460.e1-460.e8
JournalUrologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations
Volume35
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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