Mainz pouch

ileocecal pouch

An ileocecal segment constructed as a continent urinary pouch, which is sewn to the anterior abdominal wall in patients undergoing a radical cystectomy for bladder cancer.

Mainz pouch

Urology An ileocecal segment constructed as a continent urinary pouch, sewn to the anterior abdominal wall in Pts undergoing a radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. See Bladder cancer, Ileostomy.
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(2) reported two young adult females with bladder exstrophy who underwent cystectomy and a modified Mainz pouch. They claimed that the pouch has the advantages of achieving continence and greater capacity.
A 74-year-old man with urinary incontinence was treated with a radical cystectomy using the Mainz pouch procedure and ureteroscopic lithotripsy.
The two main alternatives to the ileal conduit include (a) the catheterizable continent, right colon reservoir such as the Indiana or Mainz pouch, and (b) the neobladder (orthotopic substitute or replacement) such as the Studer or the Kock-to-urethra pouch.