Gastrocystoplasty now has been used in humans for more than 30 years and seems to have several advantages over intestinocystoplasty. Gastrocystoplasty results in a net chloride excretion preventing hyperchloremic acidosis. Mucous production is minimal. Submucosal tunnel implantation is easily achieved. Stomach tissue can be used easily for urinary reconstruction in patients with a paucity of bowel. Advantages and disadvantages of the use of stomach versus bowel in urinary reconstruction are discussed herein.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Problems in Urology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1991|
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