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detrusorrhaphy

Pronunciation: de-tru-sor'a-fe

Definition: A procedure in which bladder muscle (detrusor) is reconstructed around the ureterovesical junction to form a competent one-way valve.

Synonym(s): extravesical reimplantation

[detrusor + G. rhaphe, a seam]

See Also: ureteroneocystostomy

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