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Bladder Irrigation Procedure
Usually none: Bladder irrigation, when done by a trained professional, is generally safe. However, it is possible to have irritation of the urethra form the catheter, urinary tract infection from the process, irritation of the bladder from stretching, or even rupture of the bladder if it is overfilled. ...Read more
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
Is the only fix for recurrent hematuria in a 75 y.o. with BPH prostatectomy? bladder irrigation needed 2x in 7 wks. Can't have gen anesth. Options?
Bladder infection 3+ years. Several rounds of macrobid, rocephin shots, ceftin, herbal remedies & silver nitrate 24 hr irrigation. Any other options?
SOME TESTING: A urologist can do some testing to see if you have any malformation of your urinary tract. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Mitrofanoff bladder reconstraction procedure is also called appendicpvesicostomy as first described by Dr. Paul Mitrofanoff, and typically performed for totally dysfunctionalized lower urinary tract (bladder/urethra) but taking down cecum & appendix to create a urinary storage pouch with the appendix usually out of the umbilicus for clean intermittent self-catheterization by the motivated patients ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Self catheterization: Mitrofanoff procedure consists of disconnecting appendix from the cecum & inserting between umbilicus & bladder. Used for clean intermittent bladder catheterization thru abdominal wall & bypasses the urethra. Primarily used for patients with neurogenic bladders who are unable to urinate normally. Very good for wheel chair patients, can be done in chair, avoids need to undress or females 2 lie down ...Read more
What is procedure for removing a lesion on the bladder and how do you take a biopsy of the lesion?
I have had 3 bladder repairs n a band put around uretha n still suffer from stress incontience what other procedure is availble this is s serious prob
Need 2nd opinion: Suggest you see urologist or uro-gynecologist who expertise in pelvis surgery. If all surgery done by gyn dr see a urologist, if by urologist see uro-gyn. Ideally, work-up should include video-urodynamics to arrive at root cause of problem. Surgical opions r sling procedures (minimally invasive) & suspensions (open surgery) or injecting bulking agent around bladder neck. ...Read more
I have to get a botox shot in my bladder next week but i want to know more about it how long will the procedure take and will i be awake through it ?
Ask the doctor : Ask the doctor who is doing the procedure. There are several different ways of performing the injection and it can vary widely. Speak to the doctor if you have any questions. ...Read more
Anything unwanted.: For the patients with periodontal (gum) problem the (pocket) area around the gum and tooth is irrigated out with medicine or sometimes an antibiotic mixtures. For dental surgery (extraction, gingival grafting, or deep teeth cleaning (scaling and root planning) procedure. Dental irrigation is used to flush out and clean the area involved. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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