Clinical outcome following prostatic capsule- and seminal-sparing cystectomy for bladder cancer in 25 men.

@article{Thorstenson2009ClinicalOF,
  title={Clinical outcome following prostatic capsule- and seminal-sparing cystectomy for bladder cancer in 25 men.},
  author={Andreas Thorstenson and R Corey O'connor and Riitta Ahonen and Martin N Jonsson and Hans Wijkstrom and Olof Akre and Abolfazl Hosseini and Nils Peter Wiklund and Lars Henningsohn},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={127-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To improve the functional outcome after cystectomy for bladder cancer, cystectomy was performed with a prostatic capsule- and seminal-sparing approach. This report describes the clinical outcome of the first 25 patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 25 male patients underwent cystectomy with preservation of the seminal vesicles, posterior prostate and neurovascular bundles. Orthotopic neobladders were used to divert the urine. At the time of last follow-up, patients were… CONTINUE READING

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