Intestinal perforation after radical cystectomy due to drain: Case report

  • Salih Budak | salihbudak1977@gmail.com Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic, Izmir, Turkey.
  • Hüseyin Aydemir Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic, Sakarya, Turkey.
  • Hasan Salih Saglam Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic, Sakarya, Turkey.
  • Oztug Adsan Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic, Sakarya, Turkey.

Abstract

The current standard treatment for nonmetastatic invasive bladder cancer is radical cystectomy with urinary diversion. Radical cystectomy surgery carries a serious potential risk of complications. In this case report, an intestinal perforation which was thought to be occurred due to a Foley catheter placed as a drain after the cystectomy is presented.

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2014-12-30
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Case Reports - Oncology
Keywords:
Cystectomy, Intestinal perforation, Drainage
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Budak, S., Aydemir, H., Saglam, H., & Adsan, O. (2014). Intestinal perforation after radical cystectomy due to drain: Case report. Archivio Italiano Di Urologia E Andrologia, 86(4), 295-296. https://doi.org/10.4081/aiua.2014.4.295

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