endopyelotomy


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Related to endopyelotomy: perirenal, transureteroureterostomy

junction

 [jungk´shun]
a place of meeting or coming together. adj., adj junc´tional.
atrioventricular junction in the conduction system of the heart, the junction between the atrioventricular node and the nonbranching portion of the bundle of His.
cementoenamel junction the line at which the cementum covering the root of a tooth meets the enamel covering the crown.
gap junction a narrowed portion of the intercellular space, containing channels linking adjacent cells and through which can pass ions, most sugars, amino acids, nucleotides, vitamins, hormones, and cyclic AMP. In electrically excitable tissues the gap junctions serve to transmit electrical impulses via ionic currents and are known as electrotonic synapses; they are present in such tissues as myocardial tissue.
myoneural junction (neuromuscular junction) the site of junction of a motor nerve fiber and a skeletal muscle fiber that it innervates. The discoid expansion of the terminal branch of the axon forms the motor end plate, the neurotransmitter that diffuses across the synapse is acetylcholine.
sclerocorneal junction limbus (def. 2).
ureteropelvic junction the area where the renal pelvis meets the ureter.

endopyelotomy

/en·do·py·elot·o·my/ (en″do-pi″ĕ-lot´ŏ-me) incision to correct a stenosed ureteropelvic junction, cutting from within using an instrument inserted through an endoscope.

endopyelotomy

[en′dopi′ělot′äme]
an incision procedure to correct a stenosed ureteropelvic junction by cutting from within with an instrument inserted through an endoscope.

endopyelotomy

(ĕn″dō-pī″ĕ-lŏt′ŏ-mē) [Gr. endo-, within, + pyelo-, pelvis, + - otomy, cutting]
An endoscopic incision of the renal pelvis or the ureteropelvic junction.
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In his study the success rate for endopyelotomy was 78.
Endopyelotomy is successful in selected patient who have good renal functions, no crossing vessels, mild to moderate hydronephrosis and dependent ureters26,27.
Percutaneous antegrade endopyelotomy significantly reduced hospital stay, shorter operative time and early postoperative recovery with better cosmetic result.
The role of percutaneous endopyelotomy for ureteropelvic junction obstruction.
Single-center comparison of laparoscopic pyeloplasty, Acucise endopyelotomy and open pyeloplasty.
Prospective, randomized comparison of ureteroscopic endopyelotomy using holmium: YAG laser and balloon catheter.
Percutaneous endopyelotomy in the treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction.