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augmentation

noun accessio, accessory, accrual, accruement, accumulation, adding, advance, advancement, aggrandizement, amplificatio, amplification, appreciation, appurtenance, broadening, build-up, cumulative effect, development, enhancement, enlargement, enlarging, expansion, extension, gain, growth, increase, increasing, increment, intensification, magnification, progress, proliferation, rise, something added, spread, supplement, widening
Associated concepts: augmentation of assets, augmentation of estate
See also: accession, accretion, addition, additive, adjunct, advance, aggravation, boom, codicil, continuation, cumulation, enlargement, exaggeration, extension, growth, increase, increment, profit, progress, prosperity, reinforcement, rider

AUGMENTATION, old English law. The name of a court erected by Henry VIII., which was invested with the power of determining suits and controversies relating to monasteries and abbey lands.

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A refluxing and/or obstructive megaureter features a satisfactory amount of tissue for bladder augmentation.
No difference could be detected macroscopically between the regenerated and the normal bladder epithelium by cystoscopy in porcine, where bladder augmentation was done using allogenic acellular dermis (24).
Bladder augmentation for children with spina bifida is instrumental in helping preserve renal function, maintain an intact urinary tract, achieve continence, and improve social well-being.
My answer came in 1997 when I had bladder augmentation surgery with creation of a continent stoma.
a leader in regenerative medicine, announced today that findings from a preclinical study being presented today at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition demonstrate the ability of the Tengion Neo-Bladder Augment(TM) to restore bladder function in a well- established preclinical model of a bladder augmentation cystoplasty.
2), (3) More difficult reconstructive procedures such as appendicovesicostomy and bladder augmentation can also be performed in children.
In the past, children suffering from severe bladder dysfunction would have to undergo a far more invasive procedure called bladder augmentation," said Dr.
For those patients who cannot store urine because of reduced bladder capacity, bladder augmentation with intermittent catheterization can be used.
Some patients may undergo a surgical procedure known as bladder augmentation, but it is a major operation that has mixed results, he said.
Kidney transplantation in children with urinary diversion or bladder augmentation.