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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 151-3  

Meckel«SQ»s diverticulum: an alternative conduit for the Mitrofanoff procedure.

K Prabhakaran, JZ Patankar, V Mali 
 Department of Paediatric Surgery, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074., Singapore

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K Prabhakaran
Department of Paediatric Surgery, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074.
Singapore

The Mitrofanoff procedure is a versatile technique that is successfully used in achieving continent urinary diversion for a wide variety of urological conditions. Appendix and usable segment of ureter are commonly employed for this purpose and provide desirable results. This communication describes a teenage girl with lumbosacral agenesis and neurogenic bladder in whom Meckel«SQ»s diverticulum was successfully used for the Mitrofanoff procedure.


How to cite this article:
Prabhakaran K, Patankar J Z, Mali V. Meckel's diverticulum: an alternative conduit for the Mitrofanoff procedure. J Postgrad Med 2003;49:151-3


How to cite this URL:
Prabhakaran K, Patankar J Z, Mali V. Meckel's diverticulum: an alternative conduit for the Mitrofanoff procedure. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 2003 [cited 2021 Oct 20 ];49:151-3
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