Appendicovesicostomy

Appendicovesicostomy

(Science: procedure) use of an isolated appendix on a vascularised pedicle as a catheterizable route of access to the bladder from the skin.

Synonym: mitrofanoff principle.

Origin: eppendico-_ L. Vesica, bladder, _ g. Stoma, mouth

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