Vesicostomy for the temporary diversion of the urine in small children

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Abstract

Vesicostomy was done as a means of temporary urinary diversion in 16 children less than 3 years old. Adequate urinary drainage was not present in these children yet definitive corrective measures were not considered advisable. The good results achieved suggest that this operation is ideally suited for this purpose.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)929-931
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume123
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1980

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