The urine is diverted into one of the following structures:
Ileal conduit where the patient needs to wear an external appliance to collect urine.
Intestinal neobladder: a bladder is reconstructed from various parts of small or large intestines that are attached to the urethral stump. The patient urinates via natural remaining parts: urethra. There is no need to wear an external appliance.
A continent pouch: is a container created from various parts of small or large intestines that is connected via the appendix to a small opening (stoma) created at the navel. The patient empties the container from the urine by passing 1-2x days a small tube inserted into the stoma and pushing deeper into the container. There is no need to wear an external appliance.