Mitrofanoff procedure


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Mitrofanoff procedure

(mi-trof′ă-nof″)
[Paul Mitrofanoff, Fr. urologist and pediatric surgeon]
The creation of a urinary conduit from the bladder to the skin, in patients unable to void through the urethra. The appendix is used to construct the surgically created urinary passage.
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In Mitrofanoff procedure, the right colon is mobilized beyond the hepatic flexure to allow maximal freedom of the appendiceal mesentery.
Appendicovesicostomy and newer alternatives for the Mitrofanoff procedure: Results in the last 100 patients at Riley Children's Hospital.
There is a report, however, about the use of a Meckel's diverticulum to implant ureters to a Bricker derivation.[1] Also in non-oncological urologie surgery, The Meckel's diverticulum has been used for ureteric repair [2] and as an alternative conduit for the Mitrofanoff procedure.[3] These are all case reports, except for Adams et al.