pouch

(redirected from Kock pouch)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to Kock pouch: J pouch, Neobladder

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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
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. In addition, Olympia Medical Center provides the dedicated nursing unit with double-size, private rooms which readily accommodate a significant other during a patient's stay.
If you or someone you know is considering BCIR surgery, has a failed J pouch or a malfunctioning Kock pouch, let them know about Dr.
Schiller has been performing continent ileostomy surgery (Barnett type of Kock Pouch (or BCIR), revisions of malfunctioning Kock and Barnett pouches, and conversions of failed ileo-anal J Pouches to the BCIR) since 1989.