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Readmission Due to Infection After Bladder Surgery Linked to Smoking

Current smoking is independently associated with a greater than 2-fold increased odds of hospital readmission after radical cystectomy. Infectious complications account for almost half of the readmissions following radical cystectomy (RC), and the risk for these complications is linked to … Continue reading

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Smokers have increased risk of bladder cancer after radiation therapy for prostate cancer

A presentation at the AUA Western section meeting was reviewed in the Urology Times November 2005 issue: UT article: Smokers face higher risk of TCC after radiation Patients that have a history of smoking are 13 more likely to get … Continue reading

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