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Bladder lesion removal

Bladder lesions are abnormal growths or tumours on the lining of the bladder which can be removed by an operation called a transurethral resection of bladder tumour.

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Bladder lesion removal is normally carried out under general anaesthetic and takes around thirty minutes.

Your surgeon will insert a thin rod-like instrument with a tiny light and lens on the tip, called a cystoscope, into your urethra.

A saline solution will then be passed through the cystoscope. Your surgeon will find the lesion and insert a special wire loop through the cystoscope which carries an electric current to cut or burn off the lesion.

As you are admitted as a day case, you would normally be able to go home on the same day and there are few side effects.

Bladder lesion removal is a commonly performed procedure and there are no notable side effects.

Specialists offering Bladder lesion removal

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Mr Jacob Cherian

Consultant Urologist

MBBS, MS (Surgery), FRCS (Surgery), M Phil, Mch (Urology), FRCS (Urology).

The Highfield Hospital

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Mr Ali Tasleem

Consultant Urologist

MB BS, BSc (Hons), MRCS (Eng), FRCS (Urol)

The Sloane Hospital 1 more Chelsfield Park Hospital

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Mr Nadir Osman

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MBChB(Hons), PhD, FRCS(Urol)

Thornbury Hospital

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Mr Anup Sengupta

Consultant Urologist

MBBS, MS (Surg), FRCS (Surg), MSc (Urol), FRCS (Urol)

St Edmunds Hospital

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Mr Rob Gray

Consultant Urological Surgeon

BSc (Hons), MB ChB (Hons), FRCS (Urol)

The Chiltern Hospital 1 more The Shelburne Hospital

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Mr Maitrey Darrad

Consultant Urological Surgeon

BSc Surgical Sciences, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS Urol

The Priory Hospital

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