The neurogenic bladder and incontinent urinary diversion

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Management of the neurogenic bladder with an incontinent stoma is necessary in situations in which intermittent catheterization via the urethra or a continent stoma is not feasible. Cutaneous ureterostomy, vesicostomy, ileal conduit, and ileovesicostomy have all been used for this purpose. Vesicostomy is most commonly used as a temporizing measure in the pediatric neurogenic population. Both ileal conduit, with or without cystectomy, and ileovesicostomy have contemporary roles in the management of the neurogenic bladder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)581-592
Number of pages12
JournalUrologic Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1 2010


  • Bladder neck
  • Ileovesicostomy
  • Incontinence
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Urinary stoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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