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Bladder Diverticulum for Patient Education


About - Bladder Diverticulum is a pouch like projection due to weakness in the bladder wall. The wall of a diverticulum is thin compared to the bladder wall.

Causes - Congenital or acquired. Acquired may be due to longstanding Bladder Outlet Obstruction. .

Location - Anywhere in bladder but often occurs near ureteric orifices (opening of ureter into bladder).

Symptoms - Mostly no symptoms.Sometimes infection causes painful urination.

Complications - Stone and cancer can occur in a bladder diverticulum. It prevents bladder from emptying completely and leads to infection.

Treatment - Removing obstruction or surgical removal of the diverticulum.

Disclaimer

The procedure/surgery depicted in this video is for information purpose only. Depending on the patient condition, the procedure/surgery methodology could vary in actuality.

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RCSharma, India

Thanx for providing pictorial presentation. I want to know, Whether surgery is only remedy For Bladder Diverticulum or it can be cured by Yoga and Pranayam

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