Journal article

Factors affecting the timeliness and adequacy of haematuria assessment in bladder cancer: a systematic review

Brian Ngo, Marlon Perera, Nathan Papa, Damien Bolton, Shomik Sengupta

BJU International | WILEY | Published : 2017

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To review the literature to identify factors affecting haematuria assessment in bladder cancer. METHODS: We performed a systematic review in accordance with the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines. Publications indexed in EMBASE and Medline (PubMed) in March 2016 were searched, using the keywords 'hematuria', 'urinary bladder neoplasm(s)' and 'bladder tumor'. Studies evaluating the timeliness and adequacy of haematuria assessment in the context of bladder cancer were included. Exclusion criteria included age <18 years, animal studies and non-English articles. RESULTS: Following our search strategy, a total of 17 articles were inc..

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