Are there artificial parts added to the bladder during a bladder augmentation procedure?

Your doctor will tell you more about the steps of this procedure if you are a suitable candidate for bladder augmentation.

Bladder augmentation is performed so that the bladder is able to support larger volumes of urine without causing problems like pressure and leakage. This surgery is usually performed on patients who have bladder conditions. The doctor uses tissue segments taken from the intestine or from the stomach for the augmentation. The result is a bigger bladder which helps store urine and eliminates the problems caused by incontinence.

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