Ureterosigmoidostomy

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Ureterosigmoidostomy and obstructive uropathy   -  Jun 7, 2005
Background A 19-year-old mentally retarded man with failed exstrophy repair and ureterosigmoidostomy urinary diversion presented with high fever, ... Nature.com

Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex (1) - Part 1   -  Apr 17, 2006
MATERIAL AND METHODS: Fifty-two participants who underwent ureterosigmoidostomy were identified through members of the Ureterosigmoidostomy Association and ... UroToday International Journal

ESPU 2006: HIGH RISK OF SECONDARY MALIGNANCIES AND LATE …   -  May 9, 2006
Ureterosigmoidostomy was used until 1991 at our institution for urinary ... From 1968 - 1991, ureterosigmoidostomy was performed in 42 patients (mean age at ... UroToday International Journal

Reconstructive Lower Urinary Tract Surgery In Incontinent Adolescents...   -  Nov 8, 2005
The ureterosigmoidostomy was converted to a Mainz II pouch. One patient underwent continent neobladder formation. Nine patients (36%) developed ... UroToday International Journal

sigmoidoscopy | Definition of sigmoidoscopy | HighBeam.com: Online …   -  Jul 12, 2006
A Dictionary of Nursing; 269 words ...ureterosigmoidostomy (yoor-ee-ter-oh-sig-moid- ost -?mi) n. the operation of implanting the ureters into the sigmoid ... Pay-Per-View - Oxford American College Dictionary - HighBeam Research

Surgery Insight: advantages and disadvantages of laparoscopic radical...   -  Aug 17, 2006
Apparently, this route seemed the most natural during ureterosigmoidostomy. Thus far, urinary diversion during LRC has been accomplished by cutaneous ... Nature.com

ESPU 2006: HIGH RISK OF SECONDARY MALIGNANCIES AND LATE …   -  May 9, 2006
This study was performed to determine the reproducibility of renography measured by MRI before applying the method to a clinical material. ... UroToday International Journal

Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis.(Clinical report)   -  Apr 1, 2006
...acute tubular necrosis, diabetic keto- acidosis, and ureterosigmoidostomy Celiac disease Gastrointestinal Tropical sprue loss of potassium Infectious ... Free with registration - Baylor University Medical Center... - AccessMyLibrary.com

Texas Regulations - 25 TAC § 601.2 Procedures Requiring Full …   -  Jun 9, 2005
...(16) Ureterosigmoidostomy (placement of kidney drainage tubes into the large bowel). (A) Blood chemistry abnormalities requiring medication. ... Pay-Per-View - Texas Regulations - Loislaw



Background information on Ureterosigmoidostomy [When available]

A ureterosigmoidostomy is a surgical procedure where the ureters which carry urine from the kidneys, are diverted into the sigmoid colon. It is done as a treatment for bladder cancer, where the urinary bladder had to be removed.

A consequence of this procedure is an increased risk of kidney infections (nephritis) due to bacteria from faeces travelling back up the ureters (reflux).

As well as this, the urine entering the colon can cause diarrhoea and salt imbalance due to the sodium and chloride in the urine. Urea levels in the blood are higher due to urea crossing the colon wall. In the large intestine, sodium is swapped for potassium, and chloride for bicarbonate, this causes an acidosis and hypokalaemia.

Patients with ureterosigmoidostomy have an increased chance of developing carcinoma of the colon after living with the modification for a number of years.

This operation is no longer popular in many countries, an ileal conduit (where the ureters lead into a loop of small intestine) being performed instead.

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