Congenital Bladder and Urethral Agenesis: Two Case Reports and Management.

Conclusion: We reported two cases of bladder agenesis, and for the first time, we have performed neobladder creation surgery using the cecum and ascending colon. One-year follow-up did not reveal any complications. PMID: 33029134 [PubMed]
Source: Advances in Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Adv Urol Source Type: research

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Source: Minding Our Elders - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Source Type: blogs
Conclusion Ileal neoappendicostomy may be an alternative to ACE in children with severe and medically intractable constipation and or/and fecal incontinence where the appendix is missing or not available. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: European Journal of Pediatric Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Dawn Deacy, Feargal QuinnUrology Annals 2020 12(3):289-290 The antegrade continence enema (ACE), known as the ACE procedure, has gained popularity over the past two decades in the treatment of refractory fecal incontinence. This case report describes an acutely inflamed appendix being used for an ACE procedure. To my knowledge, this has not previously been documented in the literature.
Source: Urology Annals - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Based on the results of our study, Mitrofanoff's technique is a valuable procedure for managing patients with serious complicated urethral strictures who cannot be treated with common standard approaches. PMID: 32350848 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Urology Journal - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Urol J Source Type: research
Kate V. Meriwether1*, Zhenmin Lei1, Rajbir Singh2, Jeremy Gaskins3, Deslyn T. G. Hobson1 and Venkatakrishna Jala2 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, United States 2Department of Microbiology and Immunology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, United States 3Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, United States Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (ICBPS) may be related to an altered genitourinary microbiome. Our aim was to compare the vaginal and urinary microbiomes b...
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION:  The long-term analysis shows similar stenosis and incontinence rates compared to the two best-established techniques - submucosally embedded appendix and intussuscepted ileum. Despite limitations due to the small number of cases, the Fulda nipple is at least a safe alternative as a "second-line technique" in cases where the initial method has failed. PMID: 30357763 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Aktuelle Urologie - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Aktuelle Urol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Appendicovesicostomy is a high risk of complications and postoperative revisions surgery, in order to have a functional continent channel. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: 4. PMID: 30082244 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Progres en Urologie - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Prog Urol Source Type: research
Robotic surgery for reconstructive pediatric urology is an emerging technique, and robotic-assisted Mitrofanoff appendicovesicostomy is associated with relatively high stomal continence rates. However, some children experience incontinence, which may be related to inadequate support and resistance at the anastomosis of the appendix to the bladder. While endoscopic injection is often recommended first, some patients require surgical revision. We demonstrate our approach to surgical revision of a Mitrofanoff appendicovesicostomy in a pediatric patient.
Source: The Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Publication date: 27 April 2015 Source:The Lancet, Volume 385, Supplement 2 Author(s): Ben Namdarian , Stuart Willder , Geoff Steele , Richard Leona , Richard Grills Background The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) via the Pacific Island Program (PIP) administer yearly urology visits to Vanuatu to perform surgery and deliver training in the management of urological conditions. In conjunction with the Vanuatu Ministry of Health a self-sufficient urology service has developed, specifically performing transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) procedures. We review the TURP outcomes for the PIP and detail th...
Source: The Lancet - Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research
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