Antegrade extraperitoneal approach to radical cystectomy and ileal neobladder.

  title={Antegrade extraperitoneal approach to radical cystectomy and ileal neobladder.},
  author={Tekin Ahmet Serel and G{\"u}ven Sevin and Hakki Perk and Alim Koşar and Sedat Soyupek},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={25-8; discussion 29}
BACKGROUND We describe a new operative technique for the surgical treatment of bladder cancer. METHODS Male patients with invasive bladder cancer were managed by radical cystoprostatectomy using a technically different approach than the conventional method. The main feature of this method includes a small vertical incision between pubis and umbilicus, keeping the abdominal peritoneum closed during the surgery. Reperitonealization is done at completion to isolate the urinary anastomoses from… CONTINUE READING

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