Approach to the complications of intravesical therapy in bladder cancer

  • Turgay Gülecen
  • Cüneyd Özkürkçügil

Bull Urooncol 2012;11(1):34-40

Intravesical therapy is widely used for superficial bladder tumors and its positive effect to recurrence has been showed. Certain local and systemic side effects and complications may occur during therapy. Because of life threatening complications, it is very important for urologists to have the knowledge of complications and their management.

Side effects and complications related to intravesical therapy and their management have been reviewed in this paper.

Keywords: superficial tumor of bladder, intravesical therapy, complication, management