First report of urinary endoscopic vacuum therapy

  title={First report of urinary endoscopic vacuum therapy},
  author={Dr. med. G. Loske and Dr. med. T. Schorsch and Dr. med. R. U. Kiesow and Prof. Dr. med. Thomas M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Der Chirurg},
The technique of active urinary endoscopic vacuum therapy (uEVT) is described. The surgical technique is demonstrated in detail with the help of a video of the operation, which is available online. Vesical fistulas are a rare complication following rectal surgery. The EVT technique is a novel method for the treatment of gastrointestinal leakage. This endoscopic procedure has been adapted to treat a large bladder defect after abdomino-perineal resection of the rectum with urine flowing out of… CONTINUE READING


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