Bladder augmentation means the creation of a urinary reservoir made up of the original bladder, or part of it, and a part of the gastrointestinal tract (stomach, ileum, caecum, sigmoid colon) iisolatedu and anastomized to the bladder [1-4]. The urethra is conserved and the ure ters are usually re implanted into the bladder. At first this type of surgery was used exclusively for adult patients affected by vesical tuberculosis, vesical carcinoma, interstitial cystitis or in patients with neu rogenic bladder; however, this technique has recently been ...
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
1 Jan 2006
Pediatric Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction