Role of CT in postoperative evaluation of patients undergoing urinary diversion

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to discuss and illustrate the MDCT findings of potential complications after cystectomy and urinary diversion. CONCLUSION. Multiple complications may occur after urinary diversion. Tumor recurrence is a major concern in patients with bladder cancer. CT has an important role in postoperative evaluation of patients with urinary diversion to identify correctable causes early to prevent deterioration in renal function and detect tumor recurrence in patients who had bladder cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)690-696
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume194
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2010

Keywords

  • Bladder cancer
  • Complications
  • MDCT
  • Tumor recurrence
  • Urinary diversion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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