Continent vesicostomy in the absence of the appendix: three methods in 16 children.

@article{Richter2002ContinentVI,
  title={Continent vesicostomy in the absence of the appendix: three methods in 16 children.},
  author={Frank Richter and Jeffrey A. Stock and Moneer K. Hanna},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2002},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={329-34}
}
OBJECTIVES To review our experience with three methods of continent vesicostomy and to examine the morbidity and long-term outcome of each method. In the absence of an appendix, the surgical options for constructing continent vesicostomies include the use of the ureter, retubularized ileum, or stomach, a Benchekroun valve, or creation of a continent stoma from the reservoir itself. METHODS Between 1984 and 1999, 16 children, 14 with neurogenic bladder, 1 with cloacal malformation, and 1 with… CONTINUE READING