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Treatments for the Urinary System

bilateral cutaneous ureterostomy surgical implantation of ureters into the abdominal wall
bladder diverticulectomy surgical removal of the diverticulum from the bladder
cystectomy surgical removal or resection of the bladder
cystostomy surgical opening into the bladder
dialysis artificial means of removing wastes from the blood when the kidneys no longer function
fulguration high frequency laser is used to burn lesions off the bladder lining
ileal conduit surgical implant of the ureter into a piece of ileum attached to the abdominal wall as a stoma
kidney transplant surgical replacement of kidney with a donor
litholopaxy crushing of stones and flushing out the fragments through a catheter
lithotripsy breaking up or crushing of stones
meatotomy increases the diameter of the urinary meatus
nephrectomy surgical removal of a kidney
nephrolithotomy surgical removal of a kidney stone
nephrostomy surgical opening from the renal pelvis to the outside of the body
pyeloplasty surgical repair of the renal pelvis
urethropexy fixation of the urethra to the posterior pubic bone
urethroplasty surgical repair of the urethra
Created by: kate8686