Prospective Observational Study of Adverse Reactions following Intravesical BCG in Bladder Cancer Patients in Tertiary Hospital in Kerala

  • R Sunil Government Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala
  • S Vasudevan Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala
  • Praveen Gopi Government Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala
  • Narain Kewlani Government Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala
  • Rakesh Ranjan Senior Resident, Department of Urology
Keywords: NMIBC, Intravesical BCG, Adverse Effects

Abstract

Intravesical BCG instillation is standard treatment for NMIBC following TURBT for specific indications. The presence of adverse effects following BCG instillation in bladder cancer patients has been a matter of study by several researchers. Though a common treatment protocol prospective studies in this area based in India are less common. In this prospective observational study this has been studied in detail. The adverse effects were classified based on the Cleveland classification and managed accordingly. The findings were analysed. Several conclusions were reached upon.

Author Biographies

R Sunil, Government Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala

Senior Resident, Department of Urology

S Vasudevan, Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala

Department of Urology

Praveen Gopi, Government Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala

Senior Resident, Department of Urology

Narain Kewlani, Government Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala

Senior Resident, Department of Urology

Rakesh Ranjan, Senior Resident, Department of Urology

Government Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala

Published
2018-09-27
Section
Original Research