radical cystectomy

rad·i·cal cys·tec·to·my

removal of the entire bladder, surrounding fatty tissues, and regional lymph nodes.

radical cystectomy

Urology The complete removal of the urinary bladder, pelvic lymph nodes, and adjacent organs with creation of an ileal conduit or internal reservoir for internal drainage of urine Indications Muscle-invasive bladder CA. Cf Bladder-conserving therapy, Ileal conduit.

Radical cystectomy

A surgical procedure that is used when the cancer is in more than one area of the bladder. Along with the bladder, the adjoining organs also are removed. In men, the prostate is removed, while in women, the ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus may be removed.
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Ku, "The prognostic significance of the early postoperative neutrophilto-lymphocyte ratio in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder undergoing radical cystectomy," Annals of Surgical Oncology, pp.
Radical cystectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection is the standard method used to treat patients with locally advanced carcinoma of urinary bladder.
The treatment of high grade NMIBC is intravesical BCG therapy, however for high risk cases radical cystectomy is recommended.
Radical cystectomy (RC) with urinary diversion is the gold standard for muscle-invasive bladder cancer (M1BC).
In view of the small number of tumours reported the outcome cannot at the moment be clearly documented with regard to tumour stage, grade, and option of treatment adopted but perhaps radical cystectomy plus radiotherapy and chemotherapy may improve survival; whether or not this treatment option is overtreatment can only be ascertained pursuant to a multicentric trial in the future after a large number of cases have been reported.
Specimens were obtained from cystoscopic biopsy in 11 cases, transurethral resection of bladder tumor in 4 cases, radical cystectomy or cystoprostatectomy in 6 cases, and periureteral and common iliac lymph node with associated soft tissue resection in 1 case.
Even though transurethral resection, radical cystectomy, neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy were the proposed treatment protocols of the SCB, radical cystectomy with adjuvant chemotherapy was the most appropriate treatment option due to the patient's poor prognosis(6-9).
Two weeks later the patient underwent a radical cystectomy.
SAN ANTONIO -- Although many surgeons have the impression that surgical outcome is often worse in obese patients, this appears not always to be the case, at least with radical cystectomy, Karim A.
The only alternative for these patients is radical cystectomy, which carries an unacceptably high percentage of life long morbidities and a small but significant chance of mortality.
Radical cystectomy (RC) with urinary diversion is the standard surgical treatment for muscle invasive BCa.