Dr. Lyon discusses risk of VTE following radical cystectomy

“Clinicians should do whatever they're able to try to limit or reduce the need for an intraoperative transfusion,” says Timothy D. Lyon, MD, FACS.

In this interview, Timothy D. Lyon, MD, FACS, discusses his recent study, “Intraoperative blood transfusion is associated with increased risk of venous thromboembolism after radical cystectomy.” Lyon is a practicing urologic oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.