The sigma rectum pouch (Mainz pouch II)

  title={The sigma rectum pouch (Mainz pouch II)},
  author={Margit Fisch and Robert Wammack and Rudolf Hohenfellner},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
A low-pressure reservoir for urine is created by antimesenteric splitting and side-to-side anastomosis of the rectosigmoid, the expectation being to obtain better continence rates and better protection of the upper tract than are achievable by ureterosigmoidostomy. Between 1990 and August 1993 the procedure was performed in 73 patients (59 adults and 14… CONTINUE READING