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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1206-47
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.263-267
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: No

Abstract

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