We also excluded those patients who underwent ureterocystoplasty or augmentation done in another hospital.
Mokhless, "Augmentation ureterocystoplasty in boys with valve bladder syndrome," Journal of Pediatric Urology, vol.
The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of ureterocystoplasty in children with a small bladder capacity and low bladder compliance.
Ureterocystoplasty results in a large-capacity, high-compliance bladder, without metabolic and infective complications, compared with other techniques of augmentation cystoplasty.
Key words: Nonfunctioning kidney: pediatric: ureterocystoplasty.
Ureterocystoplasty has gained wide acceptance due to a lower complication rate compared with the use of intestinal segments.
Because the number of patients with a non-functioning kidney draining into a megaureter is limited, ureterocystoplasty has been applied only in selected cases.
CHICAGO -- Ureterocystoplasty is not a panacea as previously thought, and in some cases may be inadequate to prevent the need for bladder reaugmentation, Dr.
Ureterocystoplasty was introduced in the early 1990s and was considered a novel method of bladder augmentation surgery using detubularized, reconfigured, or otherwise disposable megaureter.
He said success following ureterocystoplasty is based upon careful preoperative patient selection using a combination of ultrasound, voiding cystourethrography (VCUG), and urodynamic studies.
In the absence of vesicoureteral reflux, ureterocystoplasty with any single or double collecting system is merited in patients with a preoperative ureteral width that is greater than 1.5 cm.
Husmann and his associates reviewed 64 patients aged 415 years who underwent ureterocystoplasty at the Children's Hospitals of Dallas, Denver, Chicago, Rochester, and Oklahoma City from 1987 to 2002.