Continent Cutaneous Diversion

Techniques in continent cutaneous urinary diversion (CCUD) have evolved significantly over the last 30 years resulting in several well-established procedures. CCUD is well suited for patients in whom the urethra cannot be used for orthotopic diversion due to preexisting incontinence, radiation damage, or malignancy.

Reservoirs are constructed with adherence to basic principles of continent urinary diversion, including the use of detubularized bowel in a spherical conformation for pouch creation with either ileum or the right colon. The article reviews the history, patient selection, preoperative evaluation, surgical technique, and outcomes of CCUD.

The Urologic clinics of North America. 2018 Feb [Epub]

Shane M Pearce, Siamak Daneshmand

Department of Urology, USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute of Urology, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Suite 7416, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA., Department of Urology, USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute of Urology, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Suite 7416, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA. Electronic address: .

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