plastic surgery of the bladder, usually referring to some type of augmentation cystoplasty.
augmentation cystoplasty enlargement of the bladder by grafting to it a detached segment of intestine (enterocystoplasty) or stomach (gastrocystoplasty). Called also bladder augmentation.
sigmoid cystoplasty augmentation cystoplasty using an isolated segment of the sigmoid colon for the graft.
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Bladder reconstruction and augmentation with an isolated vascularized segment of ileocecum.
[ileo- + ceco- + G. kystis, bladder, + plastos, formed]
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