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Topic: Radical Cystectomy and Urinary Diversions: Rationale, Patient Selection, Techniques, and Outcomes

A special issue of Mini-invasive Surgery

ISSN 2574-1225 (Online)

Submission deadline: 31 Mar 2021

Guest Editor(s)

  • Prof. Riccardo Autorino
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, VCU Health, Richmond, VA 23298, USA.

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  • Prof. Georgi Guruli
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, VCU Health, Richmond, VA 23298, USA.

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Special Issue Introduction

This special issue will offer a comprehensive overview of the radical cystectomy and various forms of urinary diversion, including the ileal conduit, orthotopic neobladder, and a variety of continent cutaneous diversions with specific focus on the techniques of reconstruction, appropriate patient selection, and management of common complications. This collection will be a great practical guide for urologists in training or in practice who are willing to consolidate their knowledge in this challenging field and refine their technical skills in the area of urology.

1. ERAS protocols in patients undergoing bladder cancer surgery;
2. Open radical cystectomy;
3. Robotic radical cystectomy in male;
4. Robotic radical cystectomy in female;
5. Urinary diversions: patient selection;
6. Urinary diversions & quality of life;
7. Open ileal conduit;
8. Open orthotopic urinary diversions;
9. Continent cutaneous urinary diversion;
10. Robotic intracorporeal ileal conduit;
11. Robotic intracorporeal neobladder;
12. Complications of urinary diversions and their management;
13. Stomal complications and their management;
14. Use of regenerative tissue for urinary diversion;
15. Simple cystectomy for benign bladder disease;
16. Augmentation cystoplasty in the patients with neurogenic bladder.


1. Abdullah Erdem Canda Koç University Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey.
2. Peter Wiklund Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York,USA.
3. Estevao Lima School of Medicine, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.
4. Massimiliano Spaliviero Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, USA.
5. Clayton Lau Division of Urology/Urologic Oncology, City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, USA.
6. Rocco Damiano Università degli studi Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy.
7. Cosimo De Nunzio Azienda Ospedaliera Sant'Andrea, Rome, Italy.
8. Fatih Altunrende Department of Urology. Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
9. Francesco Chiancone Azienda Ospedaliera Di Rilievo Nazionale Antonio Cardarelli, Naples, Italy.
10. Edward Cherullo Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA.
11. Simone Crivellaro University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Urology, Chicago, IL, USA.
The list is arranged in no particular order and to be updated.

Submission Deadline

31 Mar 2021

Submission Information

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Submission Deadline: 31 Mar 2021
Contacts: Lillian Lee, Assistant Editor, Lillian@misjournal.net

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