Laparoscopic Bladder Diverticulectomy

  • M. Ramalingam
  • M. G. Pai
  • M. Banumathy

Laparoscopic bladder diverticulectomy is a challenging procedure [1–4]. A large primary bladder diverticulum with narrow neck is prone for complications such as calculi, urinary tract infection (UTI), and malignancy.


Foley Catheter Bladder Outlet Obstruction Vicryl Suture Narrow Neck Ureteric Orifice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ramalingam
    • 1
  • M. G. Pai
    • 2
  • M. Banumathy
    • 3
  1. 1.K.G. Hospital and Post Graduate InstituteG. Kuppusamy Naidu Memorial HospitalCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.K.G. Hospital and Post Graduate InstituteCoimbatoreIndia
  3. 3.GKNM HospitalCoimbatoreIndia

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