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Table 1 The clinical characteristics of the patients in our series

From: Histology of variants of urothelial carcinoma of the bladder: a Moroccan series of 39 cases

  Study population (n = 39)
Sex, n (%)
 Male 36 (92)
 Female 3 (8)
Mean age, (years) 62
Tobacco, n (%)
 Yes 30 (77)
 No 9 (23)
ECOG PS, n (%)
 0 9 (23)
 1 17 (43.5)
 ≥ 2 13 (33.5)
Hydronephrosis, n (%)
 Present 17 (33.5)
 Absent 22 (56.5)
Clinical stage T, n (%)
 T1 2 (5)
 T2 2 (5)
 T3 16 (41)
 T4 9 (23)
 Tx 10 (26)
Lymph node clinical stage N, n (%)
 N0 18 (46)
 N1 6 (15)
 N2 5 (13)
 Nx 10 (26)
Visceral metastases, n (%)
 Yes 9 (23)
 No 30 (77)
Treatment received, n (%)
 TURB alone 1 (3)
 TURB + systemic chemotherapy 11 (28)
 TURB + BCG therapy 9 (23)
 RCP 14 (36)
 Refusal of radical treatment 4 (10)
Mean follow-up, (months) 18
  1. ECOG PS Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status, TURB transurethral resection of the bladder, RCP radical cystoprostatectomy