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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Surgical treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) as the radical cystectomy is considered to be standard surgical treatment modality.
First-line treatment is surgery, which includes TUR, partial cystectomy and radical cystectomy depending on tumor stage (1,2,5).
Radical cystectomy (RC) and urinary diversion are the optimal treatment for muscle-invasive and high-grade non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (1,2).
Cardiopulmonary reserve as determined by cardiopulmonary exercise testing correlates with length of stay and predicts complications after radical cystectomy. JU Int 2015; 115(4):554-61.
These findings suggest that Vicinium has the potential to benefit patients by delaying the time to a radical cystectomy, a secondary endpoint that will be measured and reported in mid-2019.
The patient underwent radical cystectomy with an orthotopic neobladder.
Radical Cystectomy (RC) has been the Gold Standard for MIBC to date with established local control which is often curative but frequently at the cost of long-term morbidity, loss of body image and compromised QoL.1,5-7 Partial/segmental Cystectomy and Trimodality treatment (TMT) are the two reported options as Bladder Sparing Treatment.
I underwent a Radical Cystectomy almost 9 years ago and have written and spoken about this on several occasions.
Radical cystectomy is associated with limitations in different spheres of life and results in physical disability.
In patients over 80 years, the procedures with the highest risk of mortality were open radical nephrectomy (5.32%), open nephroureterectomy (4.90%), and radical cystectomy with diversion (4.70%).
WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with males, females who undergo radical cystectomy for bladder cancer have worse disease-free, cancer-specific, and overall survival, according to a review published in the July issue of The Journal of Urology.
For those patients who relapse or who don't respond at all, the standard alternative is radical cystectomy. In a cystectomy, the bladder is removed along with surrounding lymph nodes and other organs that contain cancer.