Published in Cancer Weekly, November 22nd, 2005
Study 1: The standard technique for urinary diversion was modified to reduce the complication rate.
According to a study from Italy, "The ileal conduit of Bricker is still widely used for urinary diversion after radical cystectomy for bladder carcinoma. We have modified the standard technique with the aim of reducing the complication rate and facilitating treatment: We leave the conduit in its natural isoperistaltic anterior position, the ureters are anastomosed in an anterior position on their own side, using a short ileum segment."
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