Orthotopic neobladder following cystectomy: indications, management, and outcomes.

  title={Orthotopic neobladder following cystectomy: indications, management, and outcomes.},
  author={Tracey L. Krupski and Dan Theodorescu},
  journal={Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society},
  volume={28 1},
Gross painless hematuria often prompts patients to seek medical attention. For some persons, especially those aged 55 to 80 years, this hematuria will prove to be the result of bladder cancer. Patients found to have muscle-invasive disease commonly undergo radical cystectomy and urinary diversion. The decision about which urinary diversion will be best suited to the individual patient is complex and depends on multiple factors relating to the patient and the tumor as well as a clear… CONTINUE READING

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