Value of urine cytology versus bladder washing in bladder cancer

Haim Matzkin, Shamim M. Moinuddin, Mark S. Soloway

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A prospective study compared the diagnostic outcome of paired urine cytology and bladder washings in 26 patients as well as the diagnostic accuracy of cytologic reading of voided urine in 43 patients, all with documented bladder cancer. We demonstrate the superiority of bladder washing over voided urine cytology and recommend its routine use in spite of the additional cost and patient discomfort.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-203
Number of pages3
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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