WHAT IS UROSTOMY


Urostomy (Urinary Diversion): A surgically created opening in the abdominal wall through which urine passes. A urostomy may be performed when the bladder is either not functioning or has to be removed. There are several different types of surgeries, but the most common are ileal conduit and colonic conduit.

 Reasons for surgery: Bladder cancer, spinal cord injuries, malfunction such as chronic infection of the bladder and birth defects such as spina bifida

CARE OF UROSTOMY

A pouching system is worn. Pouches are odor free and come in many different types to fit your body contours, personal preferences and lifestyle. Ostomy supplies are available at medical from stomacare support zambia.

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Information Courtesy of UOAA: https://www.ostomy.org/urostomy/