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URETEROENTEROSTOMY

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A surgically produced artificial channel between the URETER and the large bowel (see INTESTINE). A form of diversion of the URINE flow, the URINARY BLADDER is bypassed and the ureters drain into the sigmoid COLON. The operation is done when a bladder is removed, usually because of cancer.

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