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Frequently Asked Questions


What is TURBT?

TURBT is the abbreviated form of Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors. TURBT is a medical procedure used for the treatment of bladder tumors. An instrument called cystoscope is used in this procedure. The cystoscope is inserted into the bladder through the urethra for the surgical excision and removal of tumors.

 
What are the advantages of TURBT?

The following are the advantages of TURBT:

  1. Minimally invasive
  2. Faster recovery
  3. Effective treatment for non-invasive bladder tumors


What are the indications of TURBT?

TURBT is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. Bladder Tumors
  2. Tumor sample collection for suspected bladder cancer


What are the steps involved in TURBT?

The steps involved in TURBT are as follows:

  1. General anesthesia is given to the patient before starting the procedure. Along with this, antibiotic medication is also given to prevent infections.
  2. The cystoscope is slowly inserted from the tip of the penis into the urethra and to reach the urinary bladder.
  3. With the help of the cystoscope, the bladder tumors will be visualized and based on the initial diagnosis partial or complete removal of the bladder tumors will be performed.
  4. And the pieces of tissue cut are sent out with the help of the irrigating fluid.
  5. The surgical instruments are removed once the procedure is finished.


Who can perform TURBT [Right specialist type for TURBT]?

TURBT can be performed by Urologist.


What is the cost of TURBT?

Cost of TURBT depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Stage of the bladder cancer
  4. Age of the patient
  5. The medical condition of the patient
  6. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  7. Type of Hospital
  8. The admission room that you opted for
  9. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc


Minimum cost for TURBT in Bangalore starts from Rs. 2,00000

Average expenses for TURBT in Bangalore is approximately Rs. 3,50,000

Maximum amount to be paid for TURBT in Bangalore rises up to Rs. 8,00,000


Is TURBT a major surgery or minor surgery?

TURBT can be either major or a minor procedure depending on the patient's medical condition and location of the tumors.


What are the risks and complications associated with TURBT?

Few of the risks and complications associated with Transurethral removal of bladder tumors are:

  1. Recurrent bladder tumors 
  2. Pain and bleeding while passing urine
  3. Frequent urination
  4. Infections and fever
  5. Perforation and rupture of the bladder, etc.


How long does it take to complete TURBT?

Transurethral Removal of Bladder Tumor (TURBT) takes around 15-90 minutes to complete.


What is the recovery time?

Individuals who undergo TURBT may take 3-7 days to recover completely.


What is the success rate of TURBT?

The success rate of TURBT depends on the following factors: 

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. Type of surgery performed


However, the success rate of TURBT maybe 80-95%.


Is TURBT Permanent?

TURBT is a minimally invasive procedure performed to remove abnormal bladder tumors. The treatment is a permanent procedure, yet there may be a chance for recurrence of the tumor.


What are the long-term results of TURBT?

  1. Permanent removal of the bladder
  2. Relief from the difficulty while passing urine and other symptoms
  3. Decrease the chances of recurring bladder tumors


Can TURBT be detected in future?

TURBT is a minimally invasive procedure and cannot be detected in the future.


What are the options if TURBT fails?

If TURBT fails, then the doctor may recommend either partial or complete removal of the urinary bladder and the surrounding lymph nodes or tissue.


What are the alternatives for TURBT?

The following are the alternatives for TURBT:

  1. Partial Cystectomy 
  2. Radical Cystectomy