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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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One patient was incontinent and underwent bladder neck closure with Mitrofanoff created along with bladder augmentation. This patient experienced the complication of recurrent bladder and renal stones treated with PCNL, ESWL, and cystolithotripsy before progressing to ESRD.
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.
Living-related partial bladder transplantation for bladder augmentation in rats: an experimental study.
Soon, the bright and plucky youngster will have to undergo yet more surgery, a bladder augmentation procedure where a catheter tube will be fitted through her bellybutton and into her bladder.
These procedures include bladder denervation, insertion of sacral nerve stimulators, and bladder augmentation. Bladder augmentation is indicated when the resident has a very small bladder capacity and high voiding pressures.
Following encouraging results in pigs, human trials will begin next year in patients requiring bladder augmentation, rather than complete bladder replacement, according to Berhard Brehmer, PhD of Aachen Technical College in Berlin.
The success rates of bladder augmentation with collagen injection in men are not as good as for women.
(3) In children, case reports of spontaneous bladder rupture are most often idiopathic or associated with congenital genitourinary malformations (e.g., posterior urethral valve) and bladder augmentation surgery.
This provides an alternative therapy prior to more invasive procedures, such as sacral nerve stimulation and bladder augmentation. In both populations, there is risk of urinary tract infection, increased post-void residual, and urinary retention, which may require clean intermittent catheterization.
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. In this procedure, a surgeon sews a piece of bowel into an incision in the bladder wall, thus increasing the volume and lowering bladder pressure.
Eosinophilic cystitis prognosis is usually benign, but rare severe complications, such as complete bladder fibrosis requiring bladder augmentation or cystectomy, may occur.
(2), (3) More difficult reconstructive procedures such as appendicovesicostomy and bladder augmentation can also be performed in children.