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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 58-60

Revisted Blocksom vesicostomy: Operative steps


1 Department of Urology, KLES Kidney Foundation, KLE University's JN Medical College, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Urology, KLES Kidney Foundation, KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Belagavi, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Rajendra B Nerli
Department of Urology, KLES Kidney Foundation, KLE University's JN Medical College, Nehru Nagar, Belagavi - 590 010, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/jss.JSS_7_17

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Posterior urethral valves (PUVs) are the most common cause of infravesical outflow obstruction in boys. Vesicostomy is considered in selective cases of PUV as an initial temporary procedure. The most commonly followed procedure is the one described by Blocksom. The procedure is simple and easy to perform. We revisited this procedure and describe the operative steps.


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