Intradiverticular bladder cancer: CT imaging features and their association with clinical outcomes Journal Article


Authors: Di Paolo, P. L.; Vargas, H. A.; Karlo, C. A.; Lakhman, Y.; Zheng, J.; Moskowitz, C. S.; Al-Ahmadie, H. A.; Sala, E.; Bochner, B. H.; Hricak, H.
Article Title: Intradiverticular bladder cancer: CT imaging features and their association with clinical outcomes
Abstract: Objectives: To evaluate if computed tomographic (CT) features of intradiverticular bladder cancer can predict clinical outcome. Methods: Retrospective study of 34 patients with intradiverticular bladder cancer. Two radiologists independently evaluated all CT exams. Results: CT tumor length and width were significantly associated with survival for both readers [hazard ratios (HRs) 1.31-1.62, P< .001-.043]. No other tumor features were significantly associated with survival. The interreader agreement for the assessment of CT features was fair to substantial (k=0.34-0.78, concordance correlation coefficient=0.56-0.66). There was no association between transurethral resection pathology stage and survival (HR 2.10, P=.21). Conclusions: In patients with intradiverticular bladder cancer, the tumor length and width measured on the pretreatment CT predicted survival.
Keywords: adult; clinical article; aged; overall survival; histopathology; cancer staging; outcome assessment; computer assisted tomography; tumor volume; retrospective study; bladder cancer; prediction; correlation coefficient; radiologist; computerized tomography; tumors; imaging; ct; iodinated contrast medium; diseases; computed tomography scanner; pre-treatment; imaging techniques; clinical outcome; computed tomographic; bladder cancers; very elderly; human; male; female; article; bladder diverticulum; transurethral resections; tumor lengths; intradiverticular bladder cancer
Journal Title: Clinical Imaging
Volume: 39
Issue: 1
ISSN: 0899-7071
Publisher: Elsevier Inc.  
Date Published: 2015-01-01
Start Page: 94
End Page: 98
Language: English
DOI: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2014.10.004
PROVIDER: scopus
PMCID: PMC4268062
PUBMED: 25457532
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Notes: Export Date: 2 January 2015 -- Source: Scopus
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MSK Authors
  1. Yuliya Lakhman
    32 Lakhman
  2. Junting Zheng
    130 Zheng
  3. Evis Sala
    94 Sala
  4. Chaya S. Moskowitz
    172 Moskowitz
  5. Hedvig Hricak
    330 Hricak
  6. Bernard Bochner
    324 Bochner
  7. Christoph Alexander Karlo
    17 Karlo