Medical Specialty:

Sample Name: Electrofulguration - Bladder Tumor

Description: Cystoscopy, TUR, and electrofulguration of recurrent bladder tumors.
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)

PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Recurrent bladder tumors.

POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Recurrent bladder tumors.

OPERATION: Cystoscopy, TUR, and electrofulguration of recurrent bladder tumors.


INDICATIONS: A 79-year-old woman with recurrent bladder tumors of the bladder neck.

DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE: The patient was brought to the operating room, prepped and draped in lithotomy position under satisfactory general anesthesia. A #21-French cystourethroscope was inserted into the bladder. Examination of the bladder showed approximately a 3-cm area of erythema and recurrent papillomatosis just above and lateral to the left ureteral orifice. No other lesions were noted. Using a cold punch biopsy forceps, a random biopsy was obtained. The entire area was electrofulgurated using the Bugbee electrode. The patient tolerated the procedure well and left the operating room in satisfactory condition.

Keywords: surgery, bladder neck, bladder tumors, cystoscopy, tur, electrofulguration, bladder,