lower pole ureter

lower pole ureter

the ureter draining the lower pole of a duplex kidney.
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Interestingly, and explaining the Weigert-Meyer rule, the future lower pole ureter separates from the Wolffian duct earlier and migrates superiorly and laterally as the urogenital sinus grows.
All patients undergo cystoscopic evaluation with retrograde ureteropyelogram and open-ended ureteral catheter placement into the lower pole ureter prior to robotic intervention.
Classically, the ureterocele of the upper pole ureter results in obstruction, while abnormal insertion of the lower pole ureter results in vesicoureteral reflux (Weigert-Meyer rule).