Diagnosis and treatment of a urinary leak after ureteroileal conduit for diversion.


Of 1,120 cases of ileal loop urinary diversion reviewed from our hospital 21 postoperative loop leaks were noted (1.87 per cent). Definite indications for diagnostic studies of urinary extravasation include persistent postoperative azotemia, sepsis and/or urinary leakage via the drains. In this series 2 types of loop leaks were noted--an early postoperative… (More)