The ureter's mucosal lining has the great advantage of being non-secretory and free from the metabolic complications of enterocystoplasty
, such as acidosis.
Currently, the treatment of choice in these patients is enterocystoplasty
with the aim to increase bladder capacity and lower the storage pressure (1).
Effectiveness of a cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) preparation in reducing asymptomatic bacteriuria in patients with an ileal enterocystoplasty
Long-term outcomes of augmentation enterocystoplasty
with an ileal segment in patients with spinal cord injury.
Gilbert SM, Hensle TW 2005 Metabolic consequences and long-term complications of enterocystoplasty
in children: a review Journal of Urology 173 1080-1086
Clinical outcome and quality of life following enterocystoplasty
for idiopathic detrusor instability and neurogenic bladder dysfunction.
The augmentation material was considered free of the electrolyte and acid-base disturbances and mucus production that had plagued enterocystoplasty
The use of intravesical gentamycin is well-documented, with excellent safety and efficacy, (19,20) including in patients with enterocystoplasty
for the management of voiding dysfunction in spinal cord injury patients.
Referral to a pediatric urologist for augmentation enterocystoplasty
and creation of a Mitrofanoff.
and B12 deficiency in pediatric patients.
17] The authors concluded that conversion from an enterocystoplasty
or continent urinary diversion to a urinary conduit utilizing the original bowel segment yielded acceptable patient outcomes in this population, with no intraoperative or early postoperative complications.