Open Techniques and Extent (Including Pelvic Lymphadenectomy)

Jun Hyuk Hong, Gyeong E. Min, Seung H. Jeon, Jong H. Pyun, Seok Ho Kang, Victor M. Schüttfort, Felix K.H. Chun, Margit Fisch, Luis A. Kluth

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This chapter deals with various open techniques. The chapter has four subparts. The first part deals with radical cystectomy, which is the surgery with high morbidity and mortality among urologic operations. The second part deals with pelvic lymphadenectomy (PLND), which remains the standard treatment in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer and high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. The third part deals with robot-assisted radical cystectomy. The fourth and the final part deals with several forms of urinary diversion.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBladder Cancer
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages69
ISBN (Electronic)9780128099407
ISBN (Print)9780128099391
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Dec 14


  • LRC
  • Metabolic changes
  • Mortality
  • Radical cystectomy
  • Standard of care
  • Urinary diversion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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