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Yang-Monti catheterizable channel

Pronunciation: yang-mahn'te kath'e-ter-i'a-bil chan'el

Definition: A variant of the Mitrofanoff procedure in which a short segment of bowel is reconfigured into a long tube positioned between bladder and skin to permit intermittent catheterization.

See Also: Mitrofanoff, appendicovesicostomy

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