Diversion

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Diversion

A turning aside or altering of the natural course or route of a thing. The term is chiefly applied to the unauthorized change or alteration of a water course to the prejudice of a lower riparian, or to the unauthorized use of funds.

A program for the disposition of a criminal charge without a criminal trial; sometimes called operation de nova, intervention, or deferred prosecution.

The disposition is conditional on the defendant's performing certain tasks or participating in a treatment program. If the conditions are successfully completed, the charge is dismissed. But if the accused does not meet his or her obligations, prosecution may be instituted.

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Riparian Rights.

diversion

n. in criminal procedure, a system for giving a chance for a first time criminal defendant in lesser crimes to perform community service, make restitution for damage due to the crime, obtain treatment for alcohol or drug problems and/or counselling for antisocial or mentally unstable conduct. If the defendant cooperates and the diversion results in progress, the charges eventually may be dismissed. Diversion may not be granted for a second offense. (See: probation)

See: decoy, detour, deviation, digression, enjoyment, misappropriation, misusage, treat
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Complications were largely due to the urinary diversion, especially when the bowel work was performed intracorporeally by free-hand suturing.
Conclusion: UCN can be used as the method of urinary diversion in selected patients.
Therefore, a urinary diversion system and appropriate wound care is essential to allow spontaneous closure of the fistula.
Often, continent urinary diversion represents a preferable alternative.
Technical skills will include performing and interpreting urodynamic studies (video and non-video), botulinum toxin injection, implantation of prosthetics, pelvic organ prolapse repairs (vaginal and laparoscopic approaches, including hysterectomy), other vaginal surgery (fistula repair, diverticulum excision, removal of vaginal mesh), urethral reconstruction, numerous surgical approaches to incontinence, cystectomy including continent and incontinent urinary diversion.
Researchers performed a retrospective chart review of patients seen in their urology practice from 2003-2013 with anticholinergic refractory NDO who underwent augmentation cystoplasty or cystectomy with urinary diversion.
18) Karl and colleagues reported the effectiveness of combined spinal thoracic epidural anesthesia in RC and urinary diversion and the possible association with reduced postoperative risks.
An initial clinical trial is ongoing for the Company's Neo-Urinary Conduit(TM), an autologous implant that is intended to catalyze regeneration of native-like urinary tissue for bladder cancer patients requiring a urinary diversion following bladder removal.

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