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2. a surgically created urinary bladder made from a segment of isolated ileum. It consists of an afferent nipple, into which the ureters are implanted in a manner that prevents reflux of urine, and a continent efferent nipple. It is drained by catheterization.
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a continent ileostomy with a reservoir and valved opening fashioned from doubled loops of ileum.
Synonym(s): Kock ileostomy
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Kock pouchKock internal reservoir Urology A segment of ileum used to
create a continent urinary pouch, which may be sewn into the anterior abdominal wall in Pts with a radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. See Bladder cancer.
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Kock pouch(kok powch)
A continent ileostomy with a reservoir and valved opening fashioned from doubled loops of ileum.
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A type of ileostomy in which the surgeon forms an artificial rectum from a section of the ileum. A Kock pouch is sometimes called a continent ileostomy because it is drained with a tube.
Mentioned in: Enterostomy
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Kock,Nils G., Swedish surgeon, 1924–.
Kock ileal reservoir
Kock ileostomy - Synonym(s): Kock pouch
Kock nipple valve
Kock pouch - a continent ileostomy with a reservoir and valved opening fashioned from doubled loops of ileum. Synonym(s): Kock ileostomy
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