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Patent urachus repair - series—Procedure

Procedure

Overview

The urachus is located and removed from the umbilicus and the bladder. The bladder opening is repaired, and the incision is closed.

Review Date 1/30/2017

Updated by: Jennifer Sobol, DO, urologist with the Michigan Institute of Urology, West Bloomfield, MI. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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