Where the patients were not captured in a reconstructive database, a billing code query was used for Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes 50727 (revision of urinary-cutaneous anastomosis), 50830 (urinary undiversion
), and 50845 (Mitrofanoff procedure) in order to identify potential patients for inclusion in the study.
Kinoshita et al., "Urinary undiversion
for pelvic actinomycosis: a long-term follow up," International Journal of Urology, vol.
Urinary diversion, undiversion
, reconstruction and substitution.
The next procedure to be developed was urinary undiversion
. This was accomplished by the means of a surgical procedure in which a segment of intestine could be added to the bladder to increase bladder capacity.
After vesicostomy, upper urinary dilation progressively regressed; and reduction urethroplasty, urinary undiversion
, and circumcission were performed at postnatal 8 months.