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cystectomy

[si′stek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of the gallbladder, or part of the urinary bladder.
Removal of a cyst.
Removal of a piece of the anterior capsule of the lens for the extraction of a cataract.
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These data are interesting and suggest a possible advantage to centralizing cystectomies in Alberta to allow for more regular and coordinated multidisciplinary discussion of NACT in MIBC patients.
Hospital volume was defined according to previously described methodology as the number of cystectomies performed annually, namely the number of procedures performed overall divided by the number of years the hospital performed the operation, for the entire study period and based on the current database.
Furthermore, studies of ketamine in major urologic surgery (particularly in cystectomy) are scarce leading us to explore the effectiveness of ketamine in cystectomies at our institution.
In situations where ordinal categorical predictors were assessed (number of years since completion of training and average number of cystectomies performed yearly) the Mantel-Haenszel extension test for trend was used, with mid-range values for weights.
Hospital volume was defined according to the number of cystectomies performed annually, namely the number of procedures performed overall divided by the number of years the hospital performed the operation, for the entire study period and based on the current database.
Before we can adopt prostate-sparing cystectomies as a routine option for muscle invasive bladder cancer, the potential risk of residual occult cancer in the prostate must considered.