Korean J Urol.  1971 Dec;12(4):433-435.

Ileocystoplasty for Contracted Bladder: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Urology, Presbyterian Medical Center, Taegu, Korea.

Abstract

Contracture of the bladder resulting in diminished vesical capacity is not common and it demands correction as it leads to renal deterioration. Tuberculous infection, the most frequent type, is a chronic, cicatrizing inflammation of the bladder that is responsible for bladder contracture. Herein, the author describes an experience with a young male patient whose bladder capacity was less than 30cc. and left Kidney was non-functioning following anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy of irregular and random period for renal tuberculosis. Ileocystoplasty was performed at the Department of Urology, Presbyterian Medical Center, Taegu, Korea on the patient with good results; considerable relief of symptoms following surgery.

Keyword

ileocystoplasty; contracted bladder
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