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Use of blunt right angles to aid in intussusception of a Bricker ileal conduit
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
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Feb 2014 (Vol. 21, Issue 1, Pages( 7171 - 7174)
PMID: 24529026

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  • The Bricker ileal conduit has been the most popular urinary diversion technique following a radical cystectomy since the 1950s. The procedure typically provides a high quality of life for patients. However, stomal complications occur in 16%-65% of ileal conduit cases. We describe an easy technique to aid in the intussusception of a Bricker ileal conduit. This technique produces stomas with a height of 2 cm-3 cm consistently. In our experience, we have had excellent results when using this technique.

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