Oncological Outcomes of Robotic Cystectomy


U. K. Consultant Urological & Robotic Surgeon Mr. Nikhil Vasdev, Lister Hospital, Associate Lecturer in Urology at the University of Cambridge and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Urology at the University of Hertfordshire, was invited international faculty for the Robotic Surgeons Council of India, April 2016. Of treatment for radical cystectomy, he told the surgeons gathered: “I think it’s a work in progress.” He cites the higher rates of complications for Robotic radical cyctectomy when compared to robotic prostatectomy and robotic partial nephrectomy. His presentation covered the advancements and research taking place for bladder cancer in surgery and chemotherapy. Lymph node dissection, positive and negative margins, local recurrence and surgeons seeking good oncological outcomes are key points.

Lecture, with PPT’s, diagrams and robotic surgery video. 32:05

Robotics, Urology, Wellbeing