Robotic Partial Cystectomy is a minimally-invasivesurgical procedure used to remove the diseased part of a bladder in patients who have cancer, and closing the gap thus created. This surgery helps to maintain a functional reservoir, while preserving continence and erectile function in male patients.
Robotic Partial Cystectomy is indicated in specific cases of small unifocal tumours, solitary tumours in a bladder diverticulum, carcinoma in situ (cis), etc. Your doctor can determine if you are a candidate with a screening process.
This surgical procedure involves removal of entire bladder along with part of urethra and surrounding lymph nodes. In men, prostate gland and seminal vesicles and in women uterus, ovaries and a portion of vagina may additionally be removed.
Robotic-Assisted Radical Cystectomy has evolved as a surgical option formuscle-invasive bladder cancer and other more aggressive or multi-focal cancers.