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urostomy

[yur-ahs-tuh-me] surgery to send urine through a new passage and then through an opening in the abdomen (belly). In a continent urostomy, the urine is stored inside the body and drained a few times a day through a tube placed into an opening called a stoma. See also stoma.

Urostomy Guide

This guide will help you better understand what a urostomy is, why it's needed,
how it affects the normal urinary system, and the changes it can ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/index

What is a urostomy?

A urostomy is an opening in the abdominal wall (belly) that is made during
surgery. ... Next Topic. The normal urinary system. What is a urostomy? ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-what-is-urostomy

Living with a urostomy

... Urostomy. + -Text Size. Download Printable Version [PDF]». TOPICS. ... Previous
Topic. Hospitalization. Next Topic. Telling others. Living with a urostomy ...

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Urostomy: A Guide

For the thousands of people suffering from bladder disease every year,
urostomy (urinary diversion) surgery can be the start of a new and healthier ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-intro

Urostomy management

Learning to take care of your urostomy may seem hard to do at first, but with
practice and time it will become second nature, just like shaving or ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-management

Urostomy problems

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Topic. Hospitalization. Urostomy problems. Severe skin problems. ...

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Urostomy: A Guide

Page 1. Urostomy: A Guide Urostomy surgery is needed when the bladder
is not working the way it should. ... What is a urostomy? ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002931-pdf.pdf

Urostomy Guide

This guide will help you better understand what a urostomy is, why it's needed,
how it affects the normal urinary system, and the changes it can ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/

For parents of children with urostomies

If your child has a urostomy, you probably have many questions and
concerns. ... Your child's urostomy care. Take an interest ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-parents-of-kids-with-urostomies

Types of urostomies

There are 2 basic options for surgery: the standard urostomy and the continent
urinary reservoir. ... Next Topic. Urostomy management. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-types