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continent diversion


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(kon-ti-nĕnt dy-ver-shŏn)

the diversion and collection of urine, usually after cystectomy, by constructing a reservoir or pouch from a section of small or large intestine or a combination of both. This can be emptied by catheterization via a small stoma; a urinary drainage bag is not required.

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