Is placement of pelvic drain indispensable after radical cystectomy, extended lymph node dissection, and orthotopic neobladder substitution?


Ozdemir A. T. , Altinova S., Serefoglu E. C. , Atmaca A. F. , Balbay M. D.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.43, no.2, pp.263-267, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1206-47
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.263-267

Abstract

Aim: To evaluate the necessity of leaving a pelvic drain after open radical cystectomy.