Recurrence on 1st Check Cystoscopy in Patient’s with Superficial Bladder Tumor after TUR (BT)
Keywords:Bladder tumor, superficial, recurrence, 1st check cystoscopy.
Bladder tumor is second most common urological malignancy. At the time of initial presentation, 65 to 85% cases belong to superficial bladder tumor and the rest are the dee1) or invasive bladder cancer. This prospective study was conducted at the department of urology, Jinnah hospital Lahore from January1996 to June 1998 to see the recurrence on 1 check cystoscopy at 3 month after transurethral resection of the bladder tumor TUR(BT).Thirty four patients were included in the study, four patient dropped out, while thirty patients turned up for first check cystoscopy. The patient’s age ranged from 31 to 70 years. At the time of primary transurethral resection of the bladder tumor 18 (60%) had tumor size 0-2.5 cm and 12 patients (40%) had tumor size 2.6-5 cm. On histopathological examination 6 (20%) patients belong to PTA stage and 24 patients (80%) belong to Pt. 1 stage. Three patients (10%) had G1 tumor and 27 (90%) had G2 tumors. At the time of first check cystoscopy 21 patients (70%) were tumor free, while 9 patients (30%) showed recurrence.
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