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Indications for Cystectomy

  • S Rocca Rossetti
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 1)

Abstract

There are three main indications for radical cystectomy:
  1. a)

    to cure tumours localised to the bladder or with a single involved regional node,

     
  2. b)

    the minimal possibility of curing tumours no longer localised to the bladder but still confined to the anterior pelvic space,

     
  3. c)

    the necessity to relieve symptoms due to the tumour or arising following previous treatment or associated neoplasms.

     

Keywords

Radical Cystectomy Transitional Cell Carcinoma Neurogenic Bladder Ureteral Obstruction Urethral Stenosis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • S Rocca Rossetti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of TriesteItaly

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