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urostomy

(yo͝o-rŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. urosto·mies
Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the urinary tract.

urostomy

[yoo͡ros′təmē]
the diversion of urine away from a diseased or defective bladder through a surgically created opening, or stoma, in the skin.

urostomy

Urinary ostomy Gynecology The creation of an artificial opening for elimination of urine due to loss of bladder or bladder function, necessitated by birth defects, bladder CA, injury or nerve damage. See Ostomy Urology
1. An operation to create a new conduit for the passage of urine.
2. The conduit itself. See Ileal stoma.

ur·os·to·my

(yūr-os'tŏ-mē)
Surgically created opening in the abdominal wall that diverts urine away from the bladder and into a collecting device outside the body.

Urostomy

A diversion of the urinary flow away from the bladder, resulting in output through the abdominal wall. The most common method involves use of a portion of intestine to conduct the urine out through the abdomen and into an external pouch worn for urine collection.
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The CWOCN works with the patient to identify the most optimal location for placement of the urostomy based on guidelines developed by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) and American Urological Association (AUA).
and Palmer describe a method for urostomy revision in obese patients that exposes a healthy length of ostomy by mobilizing and excising redundant abdominal wall tissue [12].
In my large purse, I took several days' medication and a few more changes for my urostomy appliance (a urine collection device), along with a letter my doctor wrote explaining my need for my meds.
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AUA and WOCN Society joint position statement on the value of preoperative stoma marking for patients undergoing creation of an incontinent urostomy.
Depending on the organ on which surgery is done, ostomy can be broadly divided into three types - Colostomy, Ileostomy and Urostomy.
Its extensive portfolio includes closed-end, urostomy and drainable pouches; primary and secondary wound dressings; compression bandages; wound cleansers; skin protectants and moisturisers and various infusion and continence products.