Lege Artis Medicinae

[Urinary diversion - bladder replacement]

RÉPÁSSY Dénes

FEBRUARY 20, 2003

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2003;13(02)

[Author gives a review of the surgical procedures, advantages and disadvantages of urinary diversion and bladder replacement techniques. Orthotopic bladder replacement is presented in detail, outlining also the complications. The questions affecting general practitioners, as well as gynaecologists, surgeons and internists are also discussed at length. The different techniques of bladder replacement have become widely accepted in Hungary within the past few years. It is important therefore that all physicians involved in the care of these patients become well acquainted with the possible complications and the changes in the lifestyle of these patients.]

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