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TURBT (Trans urethral Resection of Bladder Tumour)

TURBT (Trans urethral Resection of Bladder Tumour)

What is it?

Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT) is a procedure used to diagnose bladder cancer and remove unusual growths or tumours on the bladder wall The most common type of bladder cancer is caused by the uncontrolled growth of the cells lining the bladder wall. If the cancer hasn't grown from the bladder lining into the muscle of the bladder it is called superficial or non-muscle invasive.

Non Muscle invasive Bladder cancer

How it is done?

This cancer can be treated by removing it from the bladder wall. The procedure is called transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT). TURBT usually requires a hospital stay of one to two days and is routinely done under general anaesthesia or regional anaesthesia
After the surgery depends upon the clinical condition of the patient and the biopsy report,the patient may need intra vesical immuno or chemotherapy like BCG or Mitomycin..

  

                      TUR BT                                                 TUR BT for Bladder Tumour.