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pouch

1. Zoology a saclike structure in any of various animals, such as the abdominal receptacle marsupium in marsupials or the cheek fold in rodents
2. Anatomy any sac, pocket, or pouchlike cavity or space in an organ or part
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Radical resection of the bladder and urethra with continent diversion by Indiana pouch was completed following seven cycles of chemotherapy.
After several days on the general medical floor, her postoperative ileus resolved and her Indiana pouch continued to function well.
The patient with the Indiana pouch is most likely to have a Malcott drain into the newly created reservoir.
Long term complications related to the modified Indiana pouch. Urology 2002;60:603-6http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0090-4295(02)01945-3.
With antibiotics and vasopressors, he rapidly recovered and underwent a pelvic exenteration, bilateral myocutaneous gracilis flap perineal closure and Indiana pouch urinary diversion 8 days later.

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