Gastrointestinal Nursing, Vol. 10, Iss. 5, 21 Jun 2012, pp 11 - 12
Urostomy is the term given to all urinary stomas that are surgically created to divert the flow of urine (McGrath and Porrett, 2005). Urostomies are primarily formed as a result of cancer of the bladder, congenital abnormalities and bladder failure, and they can also result from neuropathic bladder, severe incontinence and interstitial cystitis.
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