double ureter

double ureter

existence of a second ureter on one side that may be a complete connection from the kidney to the bladder or a partial tube forming a blind pouch. Most are asymptomatic, but some are accompanied by ectopic ureterocele. Also called ureteral duplication.
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Ureteroscopy assisted retrograde nephrostomy (UARN) for an incomplete double ureter.
Duplex system can be described as the kidney with two pyelocaliceal systems, with either single ureter or bifid ureter (partial ureteral duplication) or double ureter draining separately into the urinary bladder (complete ureteral duplication).
2] In a duplex kidney drained by double ureter, the lower moiety is more frequently affected compared to the upper pole due to coexisting complications since the lower moiety is dominant in most patients with renal duplex.
Double ureter and duplex system: a cadaver and radiological study.
2] Duplicated collecting systems can be defined as a renal unit containing 2 pyelocalyceal systems associated with a single ureter or with double ureters.