Urostomy
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Urostomy Usage

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Reasons for Procedure

A urostomy tube may be needed if urine can no longer pass from the kidneys through the bladder and out the urethra. If this occurs, urine can back up. This can cause damage to the kidneys. Causes for this include:

  • Bladder cancer
  • Birth defect
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Nerve-muscle control problems
 
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