Mitrofanoff procedure


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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.