cystectomy

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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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The key to (2) (slow down option) is to park your ego (a few more cystectomies after 30 plus years of cystectomies will not complete you), cease the endless billing game (the end-of-career high-billers never seem to be happy), and develop interests, hobbies, and friends outside the urology bubble.
Twelve radical cystectomies were mandated for patients found to have invasive UC on review and two cystectomies were avoided.
more surgeons are performing cystectomies in Calgary than in Edmonton), leading to greater variability in practice.
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.
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.
Participants were asked to estimate the number of radical cystectomies they perform yearly, the proportion that require perioperative transfusion, and what hemoglobin concentrations (triggers) prompt them to transfuse.
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.