volume 12, issue 2, P125-147 1978
DOI: 10.1002/jbm.820120202
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Abstract: A controlled canine experimental study has been performed to test the application of a biodegradeable graft to vesical augmentation. The graft, after providing initial bladder enlargement, is progressively reabsorbed while serving as a foundation for the regeneration and healing of the layers of the bladder remnant. Follow-up studies at 1 year revealed no urinary infection, calculi, extravasation of urine, or rejection of the material. Normal bladder capacities were maintained throughout the study and the reco…

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