What is the role of partial cystectomy in the treatment of bladder leiomyosarcoma?

Updated: Apr 03, 2019
  • Author: E Jason Abel, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Though primarily described in case reports, partial cystectomy has also been used in the treatment of bladder leiomyosarcoma, a rare but aggressive tumor. As with most patients undergoing partal cystectomy, these patients must be followed closely for recurrence or metastasis. [14]


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