Mitrofanoff procedure


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Mitrofanoff procedure: appendicovesicostomy

Mitrofanoff procedure

(mi-trof′ă-nof″)
[Paul Mitrofanoff, Fr. urologist and pediatric surgeon]
The creation of a urinary conduit from the bladder to the skin, in patients unable to void through the urethra. The appendix is used to construct the surgically created urinary passage.
References in periodicals archive ?
The patient was counselled about Mitrofanoff procedure and permanent SPC.
Mitrofanoff procedure is done in cases where urethroplasty has failed in 12 (80%) cases and in obstructed labour injury complex in 3 (20%) cases.
Meckel's diverticulum: an alternative conduit for the Mitrofanoff procedure.