Definition of cystotomy in English:


Syllabification: cys·tot·o·my
Pronunciation: /sisˈtätəmē

noun (plural cystotomies)

  • A surgical incision into the urinary bladder.
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    • Intraoperative complications are uncommon, though haemorrhage, haematoma, and cystotomy may occur.
    • Both cystotomies were repaired intraoperatively with a two-layer closure using an absorbable suture.
    • Single layer appositional closure is recommended for most cystotomies and particularly for thick-walled bladders.

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