AUA 2018: Predicting Perioperative Complications in Patients Receiving Radical Cystectomy Using Pre-Operative CT-Measured Adipose Tissue Indices
San Francisco, CA (UroToday.com) Obesity is a growing global epidemic associated with high morbidity and mortality. In 2013, some 2.1 billion individuals worldwide were estimated to be overweight or obese, defined as a body mass index (BMI) over 25 kg/m2 and 30 kg/m2, respectively. While increased BMI has been associated with increased risk of certain malignancies, the link between increased BMI and bladder cancer risk has presented equivocal results.
AUA 2018: Application of AUA Risk Stratification for NMIBC: Long-term Results in a Contemporary Single Institution Cohort
San Francisco, CA (UroToday.com) The EAU and AUA/SUO guidelines for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC), despite generally agreeing on most components of low, intermediate, and high-risk stratification, have subtle differences between the two guidelines.