The relationship between microscopic hematuria and bladder cancer: are currently available diagnostic methods reliable?


Irkilata L., Sozen S., Tokgoz H., Kordan Y., Kirac M., ONARAN M., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.36, no.2, pp.103-107, 2010 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tud.2010.001
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.103-107
  • Keywords: Abdominal ultrasonography, bladder cancer, intravenous pyelography, microhematuria, tumor markers
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of radiological diagnostic methods, urinary biomarkers and urine cytology for patients with microscopic hematuria in the diagnosis of bladder cancer.