SIU 2017: The Incremental Value of an Established Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Protocol Post Open Radical Cystectomy
Lisbon, Portugal (UroToday.com) Dr. Lym presents a study determining the added clinical value of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) in open radical cystectomy (ORC) for primary bladder cancer.
SIU 2017: A Modified ileo-Conduit Technique to Avoid Ureteroenteric Stricture
Lisbon, Portugal (UroToday.com) Despite the popularity of continent urinary diversion and neobladder reconstruction, radical cystectomy with ileal conduit urinary diversion remains the most commonly performed curative surgical treatment option for invasive bladder cancer.
SIU 2017: Oncologic Outcomes and Predictive Factors for Recurrence following Robot-Assisted Radical Cystectomy for Urothelial Carcinoma: Multicenter Study from Korea
Lisbon, Portugal (UroToday.com) In this study the authors aimed to evaluate the intermediate-term oncologic outcomes, predictive factors for recurrence, and recurrence patterns in a multicenter series of patients treated with robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) for urothelial carcinoma (UC) of the bladder.
SIU 2017: Impact of Positive Surgical Margin on the Outcome of Radical Cystectomy for Urothelial Cell Carcinoma
Lisbon, Portugal (UroToday.com) Radical cystectomy (RC) is a morbid operation with variable outcomes. There are conflicting data regarding the association between positive surgical margins (PSM) and survival outcomes. In this study the authors evaluated the association of PSM with outcomes of RC due to urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC) within a single centre.
SIU 2017: Risk Factors and an Attempt to Develop Pre-Operative Nomogram to Predict Perioperative Complications after Radial Cystectomy for Japanese People
Lisbon, Portugal (UroToday.com) Radical cystectomy (RC) is the gold standard for managing muscle-invasive and high-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer, but is accompanied by significant operative risk. In this present study, the authors attempted to identify preoperative variables predicting perioperative complications after RC and develop a nomogram using a multi-institutional Japanese database.
SIU 2017: PfannenSteil or midline Incision for Minimally invasive Radical Cystectomy: Retrospective Analysis, Single Centre Experience
Lisbon, Portugal (UroToday.com) In this study the authors assessed the morbidity of Pfannensteil versus Midline incision following minimally invasive radical cystectomy.
SIU 2017: Patterns of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Use and its impact on Optimal Timing to Radical Cystectomy for Patients with Muscle invasive Bladder Cancer
Lisbon, Portugal (UroToday.com) Neoadjuvant chemotherapy with radical cystectomy is now the standard of care for muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). The authors aimed to discern the impact of delayed timing associated with the use of neoadjuvant therapy to the survival benefit of radical cystectomy.