Funding for this research was provided by:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie (JoA1/FE-16)
Received: 6 August 2020
Accepted: 21 October 2020
First Online: 2 December 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study involving the analysis of tissue samples of bladder cancer was approved by the local ethics committee Mannheim, Germany (reference number 2007-030 N-MA). The isolation of HUVECs was approved by the local ethics committee Mannheim (reference number 2010-237 N-MA). All study participants give their written informed consent prior to their participation.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no conflict of interest.