Urinary Diversions and Neobladders Questions & Answers

Updated: Feb 05, 2019
  • Author: Joseph A Costa, DO; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

When is urinary diversion performed?

What is the historical evolution of urinary diversion procedures?

What is noncontinent urinary diversion?

What is continent urinary diversion?

What is the prevalence of bladder cancer?

What are the most common indications for urinary system diversion?

What is the pathophysiology of urinary diversion?

What are the signs and symptoms of complications of urinary diversion?

What is the goal of urinary diversion in patients with spinal abnormalities?

Which bladder conditions are inherently dangerous and require a urinary diversion procedure?

What are the malignant indications for urinary diversion?

What are the neurogenic indications for a urinary diversion procedure?

Which benign conditions may require treatment with urinary diversion?

What is the anatomy of the bowel blood supply relevant to urinary diversion?

What are the contraindications for urinary diversion?

Workup

How is renal function assessed prior to urinary diversions?

What is the role of lab tests in the preoperative workup of urinary diversions?

What is the role of ultrasonography in the preoperative workup of urinary diversions?

What is the role of IV pyelography in the preoperative workup of urinary diversions?

What is the role of nuclear scan in urinary diversions?

What is the role of CT scanning in the preoperative workup of urinary diversions?

What is the role of MRI in the preoperative workup of urinary diversions?

What is the role of cystography in the preoperative workup of urinary diversions?

What is the role of urodynamic studies in the preoperative workup of urinary diversions?

How is the diagnosis of the condition requiring urinary diversion established?

What is the role of biopsy in urinary diversion procedures?

Treatment

What is included in the long-term care following a urinary diversion procedure?

How are the early complications of a urinary diversion treated?

How are the late complications of a urinary diversion treated?

How are candidates for urinary diversion selected?

What is included in preoperative care for urinary diversions?

How is a urinary diversion procedure performed?

What is included in the postoperative care following a urinary diversions procedure?

What are the possible early complications of a urinary diversion procedure?

What are the possible late complications of a urinary diversion procedure?

What causes jejunal conduit syndrome following a urinary diversion procedure?

What are the possible complications of a urinary diversion procedure using ileal and colonic segments?

Which factors increase the risk for metabolic abnormalities following a urinary diversion procedure?

What causes vitamin B-12 deficiency following a urinary diversion procedure?

What causes the rupture of reservoir following a urinary diversion procedure and how is it treated?

What are possible complications of urinary diversion procedures?

What is the prognosis following a urinary diversion procedure?

What is the future of urinary diversion procedures?