Does the position of the patient affect the presence and/or degree of reflux in an ileal conduit urinary diversion?

Baltaci S., Bozlu M., Kosucu P., Beduk Y., Gogus O.

BJU INTERNATIONAL, vol.84, no.4, pp.433-435, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.433-435
  • Keywords: urinary diversion, ileal conduit, complications, reflux, COLONIC CONDUIT, CHILDREN, FATE
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Objective To assess the effect of patient position (supine, sitting or standing) on ileo-ureteric reflux in patients with an ileal conduit urinary diversion, in whom such reflux is normally detected when they are supine during a retrograde loopogram,