Implementing a multimodal prehabilitation program prior to radical cystectomy in a comprehensive cancer center: A pilot study to assess feasibility and outcomes Journal Article


Authors: Thoft Jensen, B.; Jensen, J. B.; Love-Retinger, N.; Bowker, M.; Retinger, C.; Dalbagni, G.
Article Title: Implementing a multimodal prehabilitation program prior to radical cystectomy in a comprehensive cancer center: A pilot study to assess feasibility and outcomes
Abstract: Radical cystectomy often leads to postoperative morbidity and complications. This study investigated the feasibility and clinical relevance of multimodel prehabilitation in patients with bladder cancer soon to undergo radical cystectomy. Patients' adherence to the prehabilitation and changes in functional condition were measured.
Keywords: aged; aged, 80 and over; outcome assessment; nutritional status; proteins; odds ratio; exercise; karnofsky performance status; cystectomy; patient compliance; cancer care facilities; multivariate analysis; neoplasm invasiveness; functional status; electric impedance; nutrition; pilot studies; regression; descriptive statistics; middle age; scales; education, continuing (credit); logistic regression; new england; grip strength; dynamometry; cancer patients; clinical assessment tools; program implementation; log-rank test; home health care; goodness of fit chi square test; bladder neoplasms -- surgery; paired t-tests; bladder neoplasms -- therapy; human; male; female; prehabilitation
Journal Title: Urologic Nursing
Volume: 39
Issue: 6
ISSN: 1053-816X
Publisher: Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates  
Date Published: 2019-11-01
Start Page: 303
End Page: 313
Language: English
ACCESSION: 140364674
DOI: 10.7257/1053-816x.2019.39.6.303
PROVIDER: EBSCOhost
PROVIDER: cin20
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  1. Guido Dalbagni
    278 Dalbagni
  2. Mallory Susan Bowker
    3 Bowker
  3. Nora A Love
    4 Love