Experience with the Mainz modification of ureterosigmoidostomy.

  title={Experience with the Mainz modification of ureterosigmoidostomy.},
  author={Elmar W. Gerharz and Ulrike Koehl and Karl Weing{\"a}rtner and B J Kleinhans and Michael D. Melekos and Hubertus Riedmiller},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={85 11},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to report experience with the revived surgical concept of ureterosigmoidostomy in its low pressure modification and to discuss its value within the current spectrum of urinary diversion. METHODS Between February 1992 and September 1997 modified ureterosigmoidostomy (rectosigmoid pouch; Mainz pouch II) was performed in 34 patients aged 1.9-76.9 (mean 55.8) years as a primary urinary diversion after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer (n = 30) and… CONTINUE READING


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