What is the inpatient preoperative care for radical cystectomy?

Updated: Nov 27, 2016
  • Author: Michael Christopher Large, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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See the list below:

  • Adequate intravenous hydration

  • Nasogastric tube placed intraoperatively (Many centers remove gastric suction at the end of surgery.)

  • Antibiotics with bowel flora coverage

  • Subcutaneous heparin or pneumatic compression stockings


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