Intestinal Interposition

  • J. P. Blandy
Part of the Clinical Practice in Urology book series (PRACTICE UROLOG)


Almost any part of the gastrointestinal tract can be used as a substitute for some part of the urinary tract, provided it has an adequate vascular pedicle. The ileum, being abundant, and relatively free from organisms, is most easy to use, but the colon, stomach and even the appendix can be employed on occasion.


Renal Artery Renal Pelvis Splenic Flexure Hepatic Flexure Urologic Surgery 
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  1. Goodwin WE, Cockett ATK (1961) Surgical treatment of multiple recurrent branched renal (staghorn) calculi by pyelo-nephro-ileo-vesical anastomosis J Urol 85: 214–222PubMedGoogle Scholar

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