Define transurethral resection of bladder neck?

Bladder neck incisio. Transurethral resection of the bladder neck ( TURBN ) should be a bladder neck incision in most all cases. It is often indicated for patients for symptoms of BPH with a small prostate gland. If a formal resection is done bladder neck scarring may occur. Sometimes TURBN is done for bladder neck contractures and should be best performed as an incision.

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What is an estimated range for the cost of a transurethral resection for bladder cancer paid out of pocket?

Depends. The answer depends on where you live and what the particulars are about your case. Generally you will need to pay for the facility where your procedure is done, the surgeon, and the anesthesiologist. I recommend you call all of the people involved to ask them what they anticipate the charges to be. Often you can get a discount by paying cash. Read more...
Varies . Every physician has his/her own fee schedule. This will depend on physician's expertise, accolades and recognition. It may also vary depending on which state you are on. You also have to take in consideration anesthesia and surgical center fees. If it is done in the office or surgicenter you can save in the hospital fee, make sure that the office is certified by jacho or simmilar certifying body. Read more...

After a transurethral resection is done, can the bladder cancer be present still?

Possible, needs f/u. Transurethral resection of bladder tumor, especially if it is in the very early stages, superficial, is a good treatment approach. Frequent followups and scope of the bladder to insure no residual disease is seen, or treatments with agents injected into the bladder is necessary. Much deeper tumors, called muscle invasive, will require much more aggressive surgical and nonsurgical treatments. Read more...