TURBT


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TURBTTransurethral Resection Bladder Tumor
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About 300,000 men suffer from BPH that requires surgical treatment and approximately 400,000 patients require TURBT procedures annually.
Most people are able to leave hospital less than 48 hours after having TURBT and are able to resume normal physical activity within two weeks.
Intraperitoneal bladder perforation after TURBT is a dreaded complication that may lead to various sequels such as hemorrhage, peritonitis, urinoma, infection tumor spillage, TUR syndrome and even death.
Conclusion: Trimodality treatment with TURBT, chemotherapy and chemo-radiation is a feasible option for bladder preservation in muscle invasive bladder cancer patients with compromised renal functions if we use 5-fluorouracil and mitomycin chemotherapy.
"For higher risk non-muscleinvasive cases, patients may be offered a second TURBT operation, a Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine which is passed into your bladder through a catheter and left for one hour before being drained away, or an operation to remove your bladder completely, otherwise known as a cystectomy."
All patients with incidental bladder lesion detection on prostate mpMRI, not attributable to extension of prostate cancer, underwent cystoscopy in addition to a biopsy and/or TURBT if warranted on cystoscopy.
For other procedures, including TURBT, TURP, and laparoscopic nephroureterectomy, patients over 80 years comprised 30%, 25%, and 21% of cases, respectively.
Among the patients with low-grade non-muscle-invasive urothelial cancer who underwent TURBT and drug instillation, 34 of 102 and 59 of 113 in the gemcitabine and saline groups, respectively, had cancer recurrence (four-year estimates, 34 versus 54 percent; hazard ratio, 0.53; 95 percent confidence interval, 0.35 to 0.81; P = 0.001).
The aim of the present study was to compare the effectiveness of BCG and interferon-a 2A administered after TURBT in the prevention of recurrence in superficial bladder tumors in our clinic for the past 48 months.
This study was performed on patients scheduled to undergo TURBT at Imam Reza Hospital (Tabriz, Iran) during a 6-month period, as of June 2016.
In addition to cost savings per TURP procedure, the Olympus plasma platform can be used for other Urology and Gynecology procedures, including transurethral resection of bladder tumors (TURBT) and transcervical resection.
We have here presented the case of a 64-year-old woman who developed acute pericarditis three days after intravesical instillation of mitomycin C chemotherapy after transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT).