detrusorrhaphy

A procedure in which bladder muscle (detrusor) is reconstructed around the ureterovesical junction to form a competent one-way valve. SEE ALSO: ureteroneocystostomy. SYN: extravesical reimplantation. [detrusor + G. rhaphe, a seam]

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de·tru·sor·rha·phy (de-troo-sorґə-fe) suture of a ureter to the detrusor muscle of the bladder, done to prevent prolapse in a modification of the Lich-Gregoir technique.

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  • reimplantation — SYN: replantation. extravesical r. SYN: detrusorrhaphy. ureteral r. SYN: ureteroneocystostomy. * * * re·im·plan·ta·tion .rē .im .plan tā shən n 1) the restoration of a bodily tissue or part (as a tooth) to the site from which it was removed 2)… …   Medical dictionary

  • ureteroneocystostomy — An operation whereby a ureter is implanted into the bladder. SEE ALSO: detrusorrhaphy. SYN: neocystostomy, ureteral reimplantation, ureterocystostomy, ureterovesicostomy. [uretero + G. neos, new, + kystis, bladder, + stoma, mouth] …   Medical dictionary

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