Journal of Minimal Access Surgery

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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 188--195

Laparoscopic radical and partial cystectomy

Ben J Challacombe, Kirsten Rose, Prokar Dasgupta 
 Department of Urology, Guy’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom

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Prokar Dasgupta
Department of Urology, 1st Floor Thomas Guy House, Guy’s Hospital, London SE1 9RT
United Kingdom

Radical cystectomy remains the standard treatment for muscle invasive organ confined bladder carcinoma. Laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy (LRC) is an advanced laparoscopic procedure that places significant demands on the patient and the surgeon alike. It is a prolonged procedure which includes several technical steps and requires highly developed laparoscopic skills including intra-corporeal suturing. Here we review the development of the technique, the indications, complications and outcomes. We also examine the potential benefits of robotic-assisted LRC and explore the indications and technique of laparoscopic partial cystectomy.

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Challacombe BJ, Rose K, Dasgupta P. Laparoscopic radical and partial cystectomy.J Min Access Surg 2005;1:188-195

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Challacombe BJ, Rose K, Dasgupta P. Laparoscopic radical and partial cystectomy. J Min Access Surg [serial online] 2005 [cited 2021 Jun 19 ];1:188-195
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