Multiple failed closure of bladder in children with vesical exstrophy: Safety and efficacy of temporary ileal patch augmentation in assisting bladder closure

@inproceedings{Kumar2014MultipleFC,
  title={Multiple failed closure of bladder in children with vesical exstrophy: Safety and efficacy of temporary ileal patch augmentation in assisting bladder closure},
  author={Kolar Venkatesh Satish Kumar and Abraham J. Mammen and K. K. Varma},
  booktitle={Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE The surgical approach to small bladder template in exstrophy bladder is difficult. Previously, many of these children underwent ureterosigmoidostomy and in recent times, the trend is to do a delayed primary closure. We have used ileal patch as a temporary cover for these small bladders with a view to encourage bladder growth and early results are encouraging. MATERIALS AND METHODS In five of the 45 children with bladder exstrophy managed by radical soft-tissue mobilization over 10… CONTINUE READING
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