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Cystectomy and Substitution Cystoplasty with Particular Reference to Bladder Cancer

  • A. R. Mundy
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Part of the Clinical Practice in Urology book series (PRACTICE UROLOG)

Abstract

There are certain conditions such as the small contracted bladder, caused by diseases such as interstitial cystitis, post-radiotherapy cystitis and tuberculosis, and the more severe examples of detrusor dysfunction in which the bladder dysfunction is so severe that a urinary diversion may be considered. Equally, in bladder cancer the need for cystectomy to control the disease makes a diversion seem a necessity. In fact it is almost always possible, in all of these situations, to remove the diseased bladder (where indicated) and restore continent urethral voiding using current surgical techniques.

Keywords

Pelvic Floor Bladder Neck Interstitial Cystitis Neurovascular Bundle Urologic Surgery 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

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