Cystectomy with Ileal Conduit

A cystectomy with an ileal conduit is a procedure in which the urologist removes part of or the entire bladder and creates a new pouch to store urine.

Condition it treats:

Bladder cancer

What happens during the procedure:

The urologist makes an incision in your lower belly, removes the bladder, and uses a piece of your small intestine to create a tube that links the ureters to the new pouch that stores urine.


  • Helps prevent spread of bladder cancer
  • Safe and effective