urostomy

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u·ros·to·my

 (yo͝o-rŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. u·ros·to·mies
Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the urinary tract.
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urostomy

(jʊəˈrɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Medicine) an artificial opening for the release of urine, used when urination through the bladder and urethra is no longer possible due, for example, to surgery
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Potential reasons for readmission from PACFs include: lack of knowledge caring for urostomies, continent diversions, surgical drains or gastrointestinal/nutritional status in cystectomy patients.
Table 3: Types of Urostomies with Description of Surgical Procedures