bladder augmentation


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Related to bladder augmentation: Mitrofanoff, augmentation cystoplasty

augmentation

 [awg-men-ta´shun]
an adding on.
bladder augmentation augmentation cystoplasty.
breast augmentation popular name for augmentation mammaplasty.

bladder augmentation

augmentation cystoplasty, often achieved with the addition of a flap of bowel or stomach to the bladder to increase bladder volume.

augmentation cystoplasty

Reconstructive surgery in which a segment of the bowel is removed and used to replace part of a diseased urinary bladder in patients with low bladder capacity or detrusor compliance, resulting in severe urgency, frequency, incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs), pyelonephritis, or progressive renal insufficiency.

Complications
Bowel obstruction, blood clots, infection, pneumonia, urinary fistulae, UTI, difficulty urinating and, rarely, tumours.

Contraindications
Inflammatory bowel disease (especially Crohn’s disease), short or irradiated bowel, bladder tumours, severe radiation cystitis, severe renal insufficiency.

bladder augmentation

Surgical enlargement of the urinary bladder with a segment of bowel. The technique enlarges the reservoir of the bladder and enhances the compliance of the detrusor muscles. It is used esp. in patients with neurogenic bladder problems refractory to medical therapy. When a major portion of the bladder is resected (due to a malignancy), an isolated intestinal pouch is used as a substitute for the bladder (neoenterocystoplasty).
Synonym: enterocystoplasty
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In the 14 patients on whom we performed ureterocystoplasty at our clinic, good bladder augmentation results (i.
Nephrectomy combined with lower abdominal extraperitoneal ureteral bladder augmentation in the treatment of children with vesicoureteral reflux dysplasia syndrome.
Ureterocystoplasty: an extraperitoneal urothelial bladder augmentation technique.
22 week assessment of bladder acellular matrix as a bladder augmentation material in a porcine model.
Homologous bladder augmentation in dog with the bladder acellular matrix graft.
The worsening of renal function after bladder augmentation occurs in 0% to 15% of patients and is related to preoperative renal function.
Bladder augmentation in the pediatric neuropathic bladder.
They then had to use a piece of her lower (bowel) intestine for the bladder augmentation, and created the stoma using her appendix.
Three months after the bladder augmentation, Lisa was catheterized though her stoma for the first time.
Regenerative urinary bladder augmentation using small intestinal submucosa: urodynamic and histopathologic assessment in long-term canine bladder augmentations.
Historically, bladder augmentation has been performed as salvage therapy for OAB patients who are refractory to other more conservative measures.
We report the first cases of failed bladder augmentation successfully treated with pelvic neuromodulation.