pouch

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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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About the BCIR: The BCIR is a substantial modification of the Kock Pouch Continent Ileotomy.
Debate continues as to whether using intusscepted ileum in the afferent limb (inlet) to create a nipple valve, as in the Kock pouch, is necessary to prevent reflux that could eventually damage the upper tracts (Elmajian et al.
Schiller has a devoted surgical team, and has personally trained a devoted nursing staff so that every patient is cared for by nurses who are fully educated about the BCIR or the Kock Pouch.