Chemotherapy and pelvic radiotherapy-induced bladder injury

Cetinel B.

UROLOGIA JOURNAL, vol.82, 2015 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 82
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5301/uro.5000144
  • Journal Name: UROLOGIA JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


An understanding of the basics of the anatomy of the bladder mucosa is essential to better understand the pathophysiology of chemo-and radiotherapy-induced cystitis. Following an overview of bladder anatomy and the definitions and causes of bladder injury, the mechanisms of cyclophosphamide (CP)-induced bladder injury are discussed as a specific example.