Urinary diversion. Introduction. Diversion of urinary pathway from its natural path Types: Temporary Permanent. Indications of permanent urinary diversion. When the bladder has to be removed
A nephrostomy is a surgical procedure by which a tube, stent, or catheter is inserted through the skin and into the kidney.
Cutaneous urinary diversions
Preoperative assessment :
Preoperative nursing diagnosis
Preoperative planning and goals
infection, sepsis, respiratory, complications, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, fistula formation.
Only long term follow up can answer these questions