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Urostomy

Urostomy

Urostomy: A urostomy is a surgical procedure to create an opening, or stoma in the abdominal wall, through which urine can be diverted into a bag worn outside the body if the bladder is damaged or removed.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Urostomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Urostomy:

  • Damaged or removed bladder (e.g. due to bladder cancer)

Procedure Complications: Urostomy

Possible surgical complications of Urostomy may include:

Descriptions of Urostomy

Urostomy: An operation to create an opening from inside the body to the outside, making a new way to pass urine.
Source: National Institute of Health

Urostomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Urostomy) include:

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