Ureteral reconstruction and bladder augmentation using intestinal allograft in a modified multivisceral transplant patient.

Department of Surgery, University of Miami, Florida, USA.
American Journal of Transplantation (Impact Factor: 6.19). 09/2006; 6(8):1968-71. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2006.01388.x
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ABSTRACT Segments of ileum are used as conduits following ureteral resection and for bladder augmentation to achieve adequate bladder capacity. We herein report the use of a segment of transplanted ileum for this purpose in a patient with Gardner's syndrome who underwent multivisceral transplantation. To our knowledge this is the first such case report.

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