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


Tokgoz H., Akduman B., ÜNAL İ. , Erol B., Akyurek E., Mungan N. A.

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.43, no.4, pp.1025-1031, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-011-9957-2
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • 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).