Authors from U-M Urology included Drs. Cheryl T. Lee, Khaled S. Hafez, Jeffrey S. Montgomery, Alon Z. Weizer, Brent K. Hollenbeck, Ted A. Skolarus, and Todd M. Morgan. Dr. Takahiro Osawa, a former Fellow with U-M Urology, represented Hokkaido University as the study's lead author.
The study sought to identify potential avenues for quality improvement by comparing variations in clinical practice and their association with perioperative morbidity and mortality following radical cystectomy (RC) for bladder cancer in the United States (US) and Japan.
The study will be included in Vol. 195 of the Journal of Urology and distributed in May. Click here to read more about the study.