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supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc

(medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

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Continuous saline bladder irrigation after transurethral resection is a prophylactic treatment choice for non-muscle invasive bladder tumor.
In the case of STR, based on our current findings, we believe bladder irrigation helps prevent bladder wall damage by preventing radiation from sitting in the bladder, and may help eliminate an increased incidence of TTP/HUS.
9) In addition, it was reported that the bladder irrigation with sterile water after transurethral resection reduced recurrence rates of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
Occasionally, intermittent bladder irrigation with neomycin/polymyxin has been used, but the evidence to support this practice is weak.
Hematuria continued requiring intermittent bladder irrigation and supplemental blood transfusions.
However, it has a number of disadvantages, including a high transfusion rate, long bladder irrigation time, and prolonged postoperative hospitalization--these have left urologists wanting for newer technologies.