ureterovesical


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u·re·ter·o·ves·i·cal

(yū-rē'ter-ō-ves'i-kăl),
Relating to the ureter and the bladder, specifically the junction of ureter with bladder.

ureterovesical

/ure·tero·ves·i·cal/ (-ves´ĭ-k'l) pertaining to a ureter and the bladder.

ureterovesical

(ū-rē′tĕr-ō-vĕs″ĭ-kl)
Relating to the entry point of the ureter into the urinary bladder. Kidney stones frequently lodge at this location.

ureterovesical

pertaining to a ureter and the bladder.

ureterovesical junction
junction of the ureter with the urinary bladder; the ureter runs for a short distance in the wall of the bladder, providing a valvular action preventing reflux of urine up the ureter.
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4,7,30) A bladder cancer that infiltrates the urinary bladder's muscular layers might cause dilatation of a ureter (ie, hydroureter) due to obstruction at the ureterovesical junction.
The neonatal period is when congenital anomalies of the ureterovesical junction are likely to be identified if they were not seen in prenatal ultrasounds.
Ultrasound is good for spotting proximal stones that are larger than 5 mm, intracalyceal stones, and distal stones at the ureterovesical junction.
Because of the fear of kidney damage due to ureterovesical reflux in young children, the dogma has been to order imaging studies, such as ultrasound and voiding cystourethrogram (VUCG), after the diagnosis.
the urethral cotton-swab test to assess both the angle of ureterovesical motility and also the effective urethral length (an anesthetic ointment is recommended);
Continuous antibiotic prophylaxis reduces the risk of febrile UTI in children with asymptomatic antenatal hydronephrosis with either ureteral dilation, high-grade vesicoureteral reflux, or ureterovesical junction obstruction.
Patients with ureterovesical obstruction were excluded.
Conventional open ureterovesical reimplantation is the gold standard in vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) treatment and is associated with low complication rates and success rates as high as 95-98%.
CT scan abdomen was done and found to have double moiety with double ureter bilaterally, lower part of left ureter was not visible and a defect in the left ureterovesical junctionwas noticed (Figure-1).
Magnetic resonance (MR) urogram confirmed the presence of narrowing at the ureterovesical junction consistent with primary obstructive megaureter.
6) When ureteral tuberculosis develops, it is usually localized in the ureterovesical junction, and furthermore, it occurs with fibrosis and contraction of the bladder wall when it is localized in the bladder.