Laparoscopic Cystectomy makes the News

Staffordshire Urology Clinic Consultant Surgeon Lyndon Gommersall made the Weekend Sentinel for his development of keyhole bladder cancer surgery and enhanced recovery (view article) in Staffordshire. The article describes the advances achieved in terms of time in hospital after Laparoscopic Cystectomy. On average patients after keyhole surgery will go home 8 days after their surgery, most will be home within a week. They also have significant benefits with an earlier return to work and less requirement for painkillers. By prescribing the recovery of patients after surgery patients drink fluids in recovery, walk one day after surgery and eat food on day three. The article also highlights local excellence in keyhole cancer surgery (Laparoscopic surgery) for prostate, kidney and bladder cancer.