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Is it possible that suprapubic cathether be better than ileal conduit surgery for my of aged parents, with uri bladder ca?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Depends: on age , health, status and stage of the disease etc. Supra-pubic cathether is simple low risk procedure could be done under local anesthesia , disadvantage catheter hangs out side, Conduit is a relatively major procedure , stomal bag could be applied , easy to maintain , done only if life expectancy is longer Speak to the doctor , will advise the best suited procedure

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Last updated May 18, 2015

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