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Interventional Ultrasound: US-Guided Puncture of the Bladder

  • Pasquale MartinoEmail author
  • Saverio Forte
  • Domenico Martino
  • Carlos Miacola
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Abstract

Suprapubic cystostomy (or suprapubic catheterization) is a surgical procedure that creates a bladder opening to the outside. Through the hypogastric skin, along the stomy, a drainage tube is inserted into the bladder. This technique is employed to drain urine from the bladder when the normal flow of urine is interrupted. Suprapubic cystostomy is a very common, important procedure in urological practice.

Keywords

Pubic Symphysis Seldinger Technique Ureteral Catheter Direct Puncture Bladder Dome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pasquale Martino
    • 1
    Email author
  • Saverio Forte
    • 1
  • Domenico Martino
    • 2
  • Carlos Miacola
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation – Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation UnitUniversity of BariBariItaly
  2. 2.ASL BA – Day Surgery Service – “Fallacara” HospitalTriggiano, BariItaly

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