vesicostomy

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vesicostomy

 [ves″ĭ-kos´tah-me]
surgical creation of an opening into the bladder; called also cystostomy.
A continent vesicostomy. From Polaski and Tatro, 1996.
cutaneous vesicostomy surgical anastomosis of the bladder mucosa to an opening in the skin below the umbilicus, creating a stoma for bladder drainage.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cys·tos·to·my

(sis-tos'tō-mē),
Creation of an opening into the urinary bladder resulting in a stoma.
Synonym(s): vesicostomy
[cysto- + G. stoma, mouth]
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vesicostomy

(vĕs′ĭ-kŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical creation of a stoma between the anterior bladder wall and the skin of the lower abdomen, for temporary or permanent lower urinary tract diversion.
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cys·tos·to·my

(sis-tos'tŏ-mē)
Creation of an opening into the urinary bladder.
Synonym(s): vesicostomy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cys·tos·to·my

(sis-tos'tŏ-mē)
Creation of an opening into the urinary bladder.
Synonym(s): vesicostomy.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Short of proceeding with cystectomy, an alternative to bilateral PNTs for urinary diversion is the cutaneous vesicostomy. Among the case reports describing its use, it is typically employed in the setting of hemodynamic instability with high transfusion requirements or in patients with terminal disease.
(57.) Ritch CR, Poon SA, Sulis ML, et al: Cutaneous vesicostomy for palliative management of hemorrhagic cystitis and urinary clot retention.
In this study, a temporary drainage procedure in the form of cutaneous vesicostomy is employed in 12 infants who presented with renal failure.
In our study, a temporary drainage procedure in the form of cutaneous vesicostomy is employed in 12 infants who present with renal failure, cystoscopic fulguration in 9 cases and cystoscopic fulguration + vesicostomy in 2 cases.
Cutaneous vesicostomy allows the bladder to drain through a small hole in the abdomen, thus helping to prevent urinary tract infections.