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Mesh term Urinary Diversion

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Urologic Surgical Procedures

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Temporary or permanent diversion of the flow of urine through the ureter away from the URINARY BLADDER in the presence of a bladder disease or after cystectomy. There is a variety of techniques: direct anastomosis of ureter and bowel, cutaneous ureterostomy, ileal, jejunal or colon conduit, ureterosigmoidostomy, etc. (From Campbell's Urology, 6th ed, p2654)


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Cystostomy
Nephrostomy, Percutaneous
Ureterostomy


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