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the amount by which something increases

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the statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original)

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the act of augmenting

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In bladder augmentation, gastrointestinal segments, and particularly segments of the stomach, ileum, sigmoid or colon, have been the most commonly preferred materials since the late 1950s.
15) where bladder augmentation was done using porcine acellular collagen matrix in rabbit.
My answer came in 1997 when I had bladder augmentation surgery with creation of a continent stoma.
A surgical treatment being performed more frequently is bladder augmentation.
Although proponents argue that the early detection of upper tract changes results in reversibility, it may result in a higher rate of bladder augmentation.
2), (3) More difficult reconstructive procedures such as appendicovesicostomy and bladder augmentation can also be performed in children.
For those patients who cannot store urine because of reduced bladder capacity, bladder augmentation with intermittent catheterization can be used.
Frequently, these patients have also undergone bladder augmentation and must irrigate the augmented bladder to remove mucus.
Some patients may undergo a surgical procedure known as bladder augmentation, but it is a major operation that has mixed results, he said.
However, we feel that a more complete understanding of the pathophysiology, and its subsequent inhibition, will provide clinicians with vastly improved means of preventing bladder deterioration, improve continence and quality of life, and decrease need for morbid interventions, such as bladder augmentation and incontinent urinary diversions.
Kidney transplantation in children with urinary diversion or bladder augmentation.
Lisa Brandenburg, 9, from Frederick, Maryland, underwent bladder augmentation surgery last year.
Recently, our daughter underwent a bladder augmentation.
Bladder augmentation for children with spina bifida is instrumental in helping preserve renal function, maintain an intact urinary tract, achieve continence, and improve social well-being.