Boari flap


Boari flap
an operation in which a tube of bladder tissue is constructed to replace the lower third of the ureter when this has been destroyed or damaged or has to be removed because of the presence of a tumour. See also ureteroplasty. [A. Boari (19th century), Italian surgeon]

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  • Boari flap — an operation in which a tube of bladder tissue is constructed to replace the lower third of the ureter when this has been destroyed or damaged or has to be removed because of the presence of a tumour. See also ureteroplasty. A. Boari (19th… …   Medical dictionary

  • ureteroplasty — Surgical reconstruction of the ureters. [uretero + G. plastos, formed] * * * ure·tero·plas·ty yu̇ rēt ə rə .plas tē n, pl ties plastic surgery performed on a ureter * * * n. surgical reconstruction of the ureter using a segment of bowel or a tube …   Medical dictionary

  • ureteroplasty — n. surgical reconstruction of the ureter using a segment of bowel or a tube of bladder (see Boari flap). This is necessary if a segment of ureter is damaged by disease or injury …   The new mediacal dictionary


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