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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 Samer Jallad

Consultant Urology Surgeon

MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRCS (Urol)

The Princess Margaret Hospital

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Mr Raj D R Gowda

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MBBS MS, DNB (General surgery), FRCS (Surgery in General) FRCS (Urology)

Woodlands Hospital

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Mrs Robyn Webber

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MB ChB, MD, FRCSEd (Urol)

Ross Hall Hospital 1 more Ross Hall Clinic Braehead

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Mr Andrew Ballaro

Consultant Urologist

B.Sc (Hons), MBBS, MD, FRCS, MSc (Urol), FRCS (Urol)

Hendon Hospital

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Mr Fahd Khan

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MD, MRCS (Eng), MCh MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery), FRCS (Urol)

The Priory Hospital

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