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Histochemical changes after ureterosigmoidostomies and colonic diversion.
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PMID:  4084729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Forty patients with colonic urinary diversions were studied for morphological and histochemical changes in the colon using haematoxylin and eosin, and high iron diamine alcian blue stains. Eighty-nine per cent of ureterosigmoidostomies biopsied at the ureteric orifice and 44% biopsied distal to the orifice showed "transitional" changes thought to represent a pre-malignant state. Thirty-eight per cent of patients who had had ureterosigmoidostomies in the past and 100% of the colon conduits also demonstrated this change. The earliest "transitional" change occurred 1 year after the diversion. This and the low incidence of morphological changes in this group of patients suggest that the finding of "transitional" mucosa is of no value in the follow-up of patients with colonic urinary diversions.
J R Strachan; H C Rees; G Williams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of urology     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0007-1331     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Urol     Publication Date:  1985 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-03-03     Completed Date:  1986-03-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15740090R     Medline TA:  Br J Urol     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  700-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Colon / metabolism*,  surgery
Intestinal Mucosa / metabolism
Middle Aged
Mucins / metabolism
Urinary Diversion*
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