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

H. Haider, A. Tzakis, M. Manoharan, G. Selvaggi, S. Nishida, D. Levi, G. Ciancio

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1968-1971
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Transplantation
Volume6
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2006

Keywords

  • Bladder augmentation
  • Desmoid tumor
  • Gardner syndrome
  • Ileal conduit
  • Multivisceral transplantation
  • Ureteral reconstruction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology

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