What should I expect from a cystectomy procedure?

We will tell you everything you need to know before you agree to go through this surgery, including how you will probably feel afterward.

You will feel some discomfort after the surgery and you will be given the necessary medicine to control it. You might have a fluid drainage from your urethra.

It is possible to have an additional treatment such as radiation therapy or immunotherapy following this procedure.

After cystectomy, it’s important to participate in the follow-up care program recommended by your doctor.

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