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Table 1 Surgical parameters of 84 male patients who underwent RRC and consequent PCR

From: Retrograde radical cystectomy and consequent peritoneal cavity reconstruction benefits localized male bladder cancer: results from a cohort study

Lymph nodes removed (number) 8 to 16 (median, 12)
Duration of complete procedure (hours) 2.2 to 5.0 (median, 4.0)
Exposure of peritoneal cavity (minutes) 0 to 75 (median, 45)
Blood loss (ml) 50 to 600 (median, 140)
Transfusion (number) 2
Neurovascular bundles preserved (number, unilateral, or bilateral) 76
Abdominal and pelvic drainage (days) 6 to 15 (median, 9.0)
Gastrointestinal recovery (days) 1 to 12 (median, 2.5)
Postoperative stay (days) 10 to 21 (median, 13.0)
  1. PCR, peritoneal cavity reconstruction; RRC, retrograde radical cystectomy.