transurethral resection (bladder)

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Learning issue: Transurethral resection-MH There is a transurethral resection of the bladder, and prostate. I covered the bladder. Transurethral resection is a surgical procedure to remove tumors from the bladder. Superficial and submucosally invasive tumors can be curative. Nevertheless, because the rumor recurs in more than 50% of patients, cystoscopy should be performed periodically. Quarterly examinations are recommended during the first year following tumor resection, every 6 months during the second year, and annually thereafter. Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuRoPGmR0io Procedure: Transurethral resection (TUR) of bladder tumors is both a diagnostic and a therapeutic procedure. Diagnostically, the goal of TUR is procurement of tissue for histologic examination to determine type and extent of disease. Therapeutically, the goal of TUR is definitive treatment of all macroscopic noninvasive tumors. TUR may also be applicable to the management of superficially invasive transitional cell tumors as well as to the treatment of deeply invasive tumors in high-risk patients who are not suitable candidates for conventional radical cystectomy. Indications:
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