Meaning of cystectomy in English:


Pronunciation /sɪsˈtɛktəmi/

nounplural noun cystectomies

  • 1A surgical operation to remove the urinary bladder.

    ‘Choosing a hospital that either performs many cystectomies or has a high nurse-to-patient ratio minimizes post-operative complications after the procedure, according to a new study.’
    • ‘The patient became transfusion dependent and subsequently underwent cystectomy and ileal conduit urinary diversion.’
    • ‘All patients underwent cystectomy for bladder cancer and had regional lymph node metastases at the time of surgery.’
    • ‘A radical cystectomy and prostatectomy with bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy and appendectomy were performed.’
    • ‘In extreme cases, surgical interventions, such as a cystectomy and ileocystoplasty procedure, have been used.’
    • ‘One case each of leiomyosarcoma involved the bladder and kidney and had been treated by partial cystectomy and total nephrectomy, respectively.’
    • ‘Radical cystectomy was performed 1 month after the initial operation.’
    • ‘Biopsies of cystoscopically evident flat lesions were performed, and the patient subsequently underwent a radical cystectomy.’
    • ‘A radical cystectomy with bilateral pelvic lymph node dissection and creation of orthotopic neobladder was performed.’
    • ‘The urologist recommended a radical cystectomy and ileal conduit as the best chance for a possible cure.’
    • ‘The patient made a full recovery after a partial cystectomy.’
    • ‘As a result of the review, five radical cystectomies were avoided.’
    • ‘This patient underwent total cystectomy, and the resection specimen showed more typical areas of high-grade urothelial carcinoma with several prominent areas of gland formation.’
    • ‘A cystoscopic biopsy of the midline anterior wall of the bladder revealed a mucinous adenocarcinoma, which was treated by wide partial cystectomy.’
  • 2A surgical operation to remove an abnormal cyst.

    ‘an ovarian cystectomy’
    • ‘Her medical history included a cholecystectomy, appendectomy, and ovarian cystectomy for a benign cyst, all performed approximately 20 years before this presentation.’
    • ‘During a laparotomy for ovarian cystectomy on a 38-year-old woman, the surgeon encountered extensive adhesions, making identification of the anatomic landmarks difficult.’
    • ‘She had a history of a right ovarian cystectomy several years earlier but no history of sexually transmitted diseases or pelvic inflammatory disease.’