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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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One patient had stage 4 CKD with fulgurated PUV and bilateral VUR as the primary diagnosis at the time of bladder augmentation and progressed to ESRD on follow-up.
However, it has been shown in an animal model that it is possible to experimentally dilate a normal ureter and successfully use this tissue for bladder augmentation. (12)
(25) using homologous bladder submucosa as graft for bladder augmentation, demonstrated that bladder augmented with graft seeded with urothelial cell showed an increased bladder capacity compared with bladder augmented with cell-free graft.
The majority of reported cases occurred in children with prior bladder outlet obstruction, (5) bladder diverticulum, (6) bladder augmentation surgery, (4) and neurogenic bladder.
Frequently, these patients have also undergone bladder augmentation and must irrigate the augmented bladder to remove mucus.
For those patients who cannot store urine because of reduced bladder capacity, bladder augmentation with intermittent catheterization can be used.
The options include bladder augmentation, as well as continent and noncontinent urinary diversion.
Kidney transplantation in children with urinary diversion or bladder augmentation. J Urol 2001;165:2265-8.
Lisa's doctors decided that a bladder augmentation might be a solution.
Although proponents argue that the early detection of upper tract changes results in reversibility, it may result in a higher rate of bladder augmentation. (14)