Video Fluorescence Microscopic Studies of Microcirculation in Urothelial Tumors of the Rat
Urothelial carcinomas are characterized by a high risk of early recurrence and multifocal disease. Unfortunately, in many respects the treatment of bladder carcinoma by replacement of the bladder is inadequate. For this reason, conservative treatment with early endoscopic follow-up and intravesical chemoprophylaxis is the treatment of choice in stage TIS-T1 bladder cancer. The main diagnostic and therapeutic problem in this form of maintenance therapy is that early-stage cancers are macroscopically undetectable.
KeywordsUrothelial Carcinoma Vascular Density Urothelial Cell Urothelial Cancer Capillary Length
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