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vesicotomy

 [ves″ĭ-kot´ah-me]
incision into the urinary bladder, usually done to divert the flow of urine when the bladder can no longer function as a reservoir. After incising the bladder the surgeon moves it forward and sutures the opening to the skin, forming a stoma. Patient care is similar to that required for cutaneous ureterostomy and ileal conduit. Called also cystotomy.

cys·tot·o·my

(sis-tot'ō-mē),
Incision or puncture into urinary bladder or gallbladder.
Synonym(s): vesicotomy
[cysto- + G. tomē, incision]

cystotomy

/cys·tot·o·my/ (sis-tot´ah-me) surgical incision of the urinary bladder.

cystotomy

(sĭ-stŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision into the urinary bladder.

cystotomy

[sistot′əmē]
incision of the urinary bladder, often performed for removal of a calculus.

cys·tot·o·my

(sis-tot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into urinary bladder or gallbladder.
Synonym(s): vesicotomy.
[cysto- + G. tomē, incision]

cystotomy

incision of the bladder. See also vesicotomy.
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Early in the series of cases, four patients with histories of multiple C-sections developed cystotomies that were managed laparoscopically.
There were seven incidental cystotomies, all successfully closed in the operating room.
Of those, five were cystotomies that had been recognized intraoperatively before the cystoscopy had been performed.
It represents sound surgical practice even though it may not prevent the occurrence of all unintentional operative cystotomies," he said.