Table 1: Total number of urinary diversion and bladder augmentation surgeries. These were surgeries done by Dr. Myers at The Center for Reconstructive Urology and Men’s Health at University of Utah Health. This is comparable or much greater than most large centers in the United States.
|Year||Urinary Diversion||Bladder Augmentation Surgery||Total|
Figure 2: The causes of bladder dysfunction in patients leading to bladder augmentation or urinary diversion surgery. Other neurologic conditions included: cerebral palsy, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, interstitial cystitis and a variety of other problems. This data includes all patients from 2010 and 2011.
Table 2: Complicating factors in many patients undergoing bladder augmentation surgery or urinary diversion surgery.
|Previous urinary diversion or bladder augmentation||11||11||11||11||6||20|
|Total complex patients||16 (31%)||17 (31%)||16 (36%)||18 (41%)||22 (51%)||28 (57%)|