Khamisa Almokali

Khamisa Almokali

King Abdullah Specialized Children Hospital, Saudi Arabia

Title: Bladder augmentation and effect on renal function


Khamisa Almokali is a pediatric nephrologist consultant working in king Abdullah specialized children hospital, Riyadh. She did her MD at King Saud University. And pediatric residency programme at king Abdulaziz medical city, Riyadh. Then she did her fellowship at Sick Kid Hospital, Toronto, Canada. And currently she is working as consultant pediatric nephrologiast as well she is the program director of the pediatric nephrology fellowship


Bladder augmentation it is a surgical procedure done when the bladder loses its function and become contracted, spastic and lead to leakage. It is an effective method by which we can increase bladder capacity and reducing pressure on the urinary system.  

 Bladder augmentation is used in an attempt to preserve and improve renal function. In spite of this, There is a lot of controversy regarding wither this procedure is suitable to maintain kidney function or might increase the risk of hasten the renal deterioration to end stage renal failure