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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Demographic characteristics of patients treated with radical cystectomy for bladder cancer, stratified according to institutional teaching and NCI-designated cancer center status, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2006-2010 Characteristic Non-teaching Teaching CC-teaching No.
reviewed the available literature on the efficacy and advantages of robotic-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) versus open radical cystectomy (ORC) performed for bladder cancer.
On pathologic examination of the initial resection specimens, the tumor had invaded the muscular layers of the bladder Radical cystectomy was performed 1 month after the initial operation.
Radical cystectomy and urinary diversion to manage bladder cancer carries a high morbidity.
1) At present, despite the popularity of continent urinary diversion and neobladder reconstruction, radical cystectomy and ileal conduit urinary diversion remain the most commonly performed curative surgical treatment option for patients with invasive bladder cancer.
There is no single consensus on the treatment of SCC of the bladder; although the mainstay of treatment seems to be chemotherapy followed or preceded by either radical cystectomy or radiotherapy.
Surgery has been reported as a treatment modality in 70% of cases, and although not standardized, radical cystectomy is recommended as the surgical treatment of choice.
Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy and intra-abdominal formation of an orthotopic ileal neobladder.
In the last two decades, the role of radical cystectomy as a curative treatment for high-grade stage Ti transitional cell carcinoma has been discussed with controversial opinions on the timing of the operation.
Objective: The aim of our study was to investigate the relation of lymph node positivity to the durations elapsed between the initial and last transurethral resection bladder tumor (TUR-T) and radical cystectomy and the number of TUR-T in invasive bladder tumors.