Estudio sobre el cáncer de vejiga relacionado con los hábitos tóxicos en Cuba

Translated title of the contribution: Study on bladder cancer related to toxic habits in Cuba

Yrene Cecilia Uribe-Hernández, Laura Beatriz Camacho García, Karel Llopiz-Guerra, Mitchel Alberto Alarcón-Diaz, Oriana Rivera Lozada, Ronald M. Hernández

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Aretrospective descriptive cross-sectional observational study was conducted at the Urology Service of the Celestino Hernández Hospital, in the Municipality of Santa Clara, Villa Clara Province, in the period from 2014-2019 with the aim of characterizing epidemiological, clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic patients with bladder tumors who have been active smokers for most of their lives. The population was conformed by 147 patients with Transitional Papillary Bladder Carcinoma. Among the most frequent variables was found the toxic habits of these patients through the means used to diagnose the disease. In the applied surgical treatment, postoperative tumor recurrence, postoperative complications and localization of metastases at the time of diagnosis made the continuity of tobacco consumption impossible. Smoking was more prevalent in 83%. Pulmonary metastases were the most frequent with 9.52% of the population.

Translated title of the contributionStudy on bladder cancer related to toxic habits in Cuba
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)101-105
Number of pages5
JournalRevista Latinoamericana de Hipertension
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2020
Externally publishedYes

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