The same-pedicle concept for continent urinary diversion using a Yang-Monti reconfigured tube.

OBJECTIVE To facilitate the anastomosis of a continent valve to the umbilicus or a suitable skin area, we used a reconfigured tube made from the same segment of the intestinal reservoir as that used to construct the urinary pouch. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seven patients underwent continent ileal-pouch formation using a reconfigured ileal tube following… (More)