Robotic Radical Cystectomy and Use of Intestinal Segments for Reconstruction in the Adult Patient

  • Nikhil WaingankarEmail author
  • Mostafa A. Sadek
  • Michael J. Schwartz
  • Douglas S. Scherr
  • Lee Richstone
Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)


Perioperative advantages of minimally invasive techniques are well documented for a broad range of surgeries, both for benign and malignant pathology. These include decreased analgesic requirement, shorter hospital stay and convalescence, decreased morbidity, and improved cosmetic outcomes. Equivalence in oncologic outcomes between open and laparoscopic or robotic approaches has led to minimally invasive techniques becoming the standard of care for a number of different malignancies.


Bladder Bladder cancer Radical cystectomy Partial cystectomy Robotic cystectomy Laparoscopic cystectomy Urinary diversion Neobladder Conduit 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikhil Waingankar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mostafa A. Sadek
    • 2
  • Michael J. Schwartz
    • 3
  • Douglas S. Scherr
    • 4
  • Lee Richstone
    • 5
  1. 1.North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health SystemArthur D. Smith Institute for UrologyNew Hyde ParkUSA
  2. 2.Arthur D. Smith Institute for UrologyNew Hyde ParkUSA
  3. 3.North Shore Long Island Jewish Health SystemArthur D. Smith Institute for Urology, Hofstra University School of MedicineNew Hyde ParkUSA
  4. 4.The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell UniversityNew YorkUSA
  5. 5.North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health SystemThe Smith Institute for UrologyNew Hyde ParkUSA

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