Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 26th, 2005
"Chronic urinary retention is a frequent complication after orthotopic bladder replacement," noted P. Puppo and colleagues at Italy's National Institute of Cancer Research.
"Between January 1995 and January 2004, 62 women had orthotopic bladder replacement after radical cystectomy. From November 1998 on, 35 patients were operated using a new technical modification, consisting in the fixation of a large and thick flap of peritoneal and extraperitoneal tissue deriving from the posterior wall of the...
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