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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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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.
Thus, the present results support the hypothesis that BAMG allow the functional regeneration of bladder substitute and prove to be a viable surgical alternative to bladder augmentation.
Number and distribution of complications requiring further surgery from 500 patients who have undergone bladder augmentation over 25 years at Indiana University.
These techniques can be done in association with bladder augmentation procedures and with intermittent catheterization.
Lisa's doctors decided that a bladder augmentation might be a solution.
Mortality after bladder augmentation in children with spina bifida.
Bladder augmentation is not advised given the significant vaginal and urethral pain, and potential self-catheterization may not be successful for that reason.
12,13]), a bladder augmentation may not adequately treat the condition and conversion to an ileal conduit may be warranted.
6,7] Patients with medication refractory OAB have the option of sacral neuromodulation (SNM), intravesical injection of Botulinum Toxin type A (BTX A) or surgery, such as bladder augmentation or diversion.