Chronic pulmonary diseases are independent risk factors for complications after radical nephrectomy


Tokgoz H., Akduman B., Unal I., EROL B., Akyurek E., Mungan N. A.

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.43, no.4, pp.1025-1031, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-011-9957-2
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1025-1031

Abstract

We aimed to identify the prognostic factors and the new parameters such as Charlson's comorbidity index (CCI) that might predict postoperative complication rates in a radical nephrectomy cohort. We also evaluated the correlation of CCI with the Clavien postoperative complication scale (CPCS).