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Bladder Cancer Survivorship and Patient Reported Outcome Measures—Code 2 Age Related Disease

  • Sanchia S. GoonewardeneEmail author
  • Raj Persad
  • Hanif Motiwala
  • David Albala
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Abstract

TURBT is a common operation within urology. There are a wide range of side effects experienced. Very often, there is no standardised pathway as part of follow-up. Patient reported outcome measures are reviewed.

Post TURBT, seven patients were involved. Comments made were as followed:

Table Code (2) Age related disease

Comments made were as followed

Age related disease

‘ED does apply to elderly’

Age related disease

‘ED afterwards—1 month—age dependant—would initially try to see if it resolved, then seek cns help—an opt in pathway would help’

Side effects of surgery

 

Post BCG/MMC there were 7 patients involved, there were no age related effects experienced

Post radical cystectomy, there were 10 patients involved, the comments made were as follows:

Table Code (2) Age related disease

Comments made were as followed

Age related disease

Operation went well, not ready for prolonged healing process. Not prepared for hernia

Age related disease

Not prepared for length of rehabilitation

Side effects of surgery

Nutritionist needed. Taken erections away, but age related

This demonstrates, there is a clear requirement for a pathway, and to specific individualised age related focus for treatment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
    • 1
    Email author
  • Raj Persad
    • 2
  • Hanif Motiwala
    • 3
  • David Albala
    • 4
  1. 1.East of England DeaneryNorfolk and Norwich University HospitalWestcliff-on-SeaUK
  2. 2.North Bristol NHS TrustBristolUK
  3. 3.Southend University HospitalWestcliff-on-SeaUK
  4. 4.Boston UniversityBostonUSA

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