Mainz pouch

Mainz pouch

any of several continent urinary diversion surgeries using a section of the rectum and sigmoid colon to create a pouch for maintenance of continence.

ileocecal pouch

An ileocecal segment constructed as a continent urinary pouch, which is sewn to the anterior abdominal wall in patients undergoing a radical cystectomy for bladder cancer.

Mainz pouch

Urology An ileocecal segment constructed as a continent urinary pouch, sewn to the anterior abdominal wall in Pts undergoing a radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. See Bladder cancer, Ileostomy.
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A 74-year-old man with urinary incontinence was treated with a radical cystectomy using the Mainz pouch procedure and ureteroscopic lithotripsy.
The two main alternatives to the ileal conduit include (a) the catheterizable continent, right colon reservoir such as the Indiana or Mainz pouch, and (b) the neobladder (orthotopic substitute or replacement) such as the Studer or the Kock-to-urethra pouch.
Current methods of cutaneous, continent diversions include the Kock pouch made from ileum with a nipple at the inlet to prevent reflux and at its outlet to prevent leakage; the Indiana pouch made from reconfigured right colon with tapered ileum as its catheterizable stoma; and the Mainz pouch made from reconfigured, right colon and ileum (Hendren, 1997)