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urologic endoscopic surgery

use of a specialized endoscope within the urinary tract for perform various surgical procedures

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resectoscope

urologic endoscope inserted through the urethra

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intracorporeal lithotripsy

method of destroying stones within the urinary tract using discharges of electrical energy that are transmitted to a probe within a flexible endoscope

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nephrotomy

incision into the kidney

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nephrorrhaphy

suture of an injured kidney

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nephrolithotomy

incision into the kidney for the removal of stones

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nephrectomy

excision of a kidney

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pyeloplasty

surgical reconstruction of the renal pelvis

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stent placement

use of a device (stent) to hold open vessels or tubes

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kidney/renal transplantation

transfer of a kidney from the body of one person (donor) to another (recipient)

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urinary diversion

creation of a temporary or permanent diversion of the urinary tract to provide a new passage through which urine exits the body

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noncontinent ileal conduit

removal of a portion of the ileum to use as a conduit to which the ureters are attached at one end; the other end is brought through an opening in the abdomen and drained into an external bag; noncontinent = continual drainage

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continent urostomy

an internal reservoir constructed from a segment of intestine that diverts urine through an opening that is brought through the abdominal wall; a valve is created internally to prevent leakage, and the patient empties the pouch by catheterization

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orthotopic bladder; neobladder

bladder constructed from portions of intestine connected to the urethra, allowing "natural" voiding

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