Article Abstract

Could there be a relationship between type of anesthesia and oncological parameters after transurethral resection of bladder cancer?

Authors: Konstantinos Dimitropoulos, Vassilios Tzortzis


Cancer progression can be affected by a number of factors that cannot be totally explained. Growing evidence in the literature reports that, among various parameters, type of anesthesia and perioperative pain control may alter prognosis of different type of cancers (1-4).