[Results of Kock pouch construction fully utilizing an auto-suture instrument].


From March 1987 to the end of February 1991, we performed Koch pouch construction as a urinary diversion on 20 patients who had undergone radical cystectomy due to bladder cancer. The operation was done according to the method of Skinner et al. We fully utilized an auto-suture instrument to ensure safe and stable suturing of the ileum and to shorten the… (More)