Long-term outcome of spiral ileal neobladder with orthotopic ureteral reimplantation.

The purpose of this study was to analyze long-term complications, urodynamics, and quality of life (QoL) of patients after orthotopic ileal neobladder with orthotopic ureteral reimplantation to enrich clinical data and provide a basis for clinical use of this surgery.

Between January 2007 and January 2013, 72 consecutive patients who underwent spiral ileal neobladder following radical cystectomy were enrolled. The neobladder was created using a modified Camey-II technique. Complications were reviewed and staged according to Clavien-Dindo classification and evaluated in long-term follow-up. Urodynamics were performed, and QoL was assessed by the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy for Bladder Cancer (FACT-BL) instrument.

The total follow-up time was 60 months, and the total survival rates at 3 and 5 years after surgery were 76.4% (55/72) and 65.3% (47/72), respectively. There were 34 (47.2%) early complications in 23 (31.9%) patients and 42 (58.3%) late complications in 35 (48.6%) patients. The total satisfactory control rates were 69.1% and 66.0% at 3 and 5 years after the surgery, respectively. Urodynamic studies were performed in some patients, and the receiver operating characteristic curve analysis showed that pressure at maximum capacity, compliance, and post void residual urine had predictive value for mortality (P < 0.05). The total FACT-BL scores of patients at 1, 3, and 5 years postoperation were 125.0 ± 15.2, 127.0 ± 16.2, and 120.6 ± 13.5, respectively, and it decreased at 5 years postoperation (P < 0.05).

Spiral ileal neobladder with orthotopic ureteral reimplantation offers satisfactory long-term results, and urodynamic monitoring might have prognostic value.

International urology and nephrology. 2019 Sep 27 [Epub ahead of print]

Huan Zhong, Yuefan Shen, Zixiang Yao, Xiaonong Chen, Jianguo Gao, Anping Xiang, Weigao Wang

Department of Urology, The First People's Hospital of Huzhou, The First Affiliated Hospital of Huzhou Teachers College, No. 158, Guangchanghou Road, Huzhou, 313000, Zhejiang, China., Department of Urology, The First People's Hospital of Huzhou, The First Affiliated Hospital of Huzhou Teachers College, No. 158, Guangchanghou Road, Huzhou, 313000, Zhejiang, China. .

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