Ureters


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Ureters

Tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder. Urine produced by the kidneys passes through the ureters to the bladder.
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The total flow rate in ureters with a double J stent with side holes was higher than the total flow rate in ureters with a double J stent without side holes.
Pelvicalyceal System (PCS) and upper ureters of both kidneys were normal and not dilated.
(6,15-17) Although a NET metastatic to the ureter would be exceptionally rare, it has been reported at least once in the literature.
An allograft nephrectomy was performed at first, in which the middle and distal allograft ureters were preserved because the distal tissue was not dissociated [Figure 1]a.
When the ureteric bud prematurely divides before penetrating the metanephric blastema, this results in an incomplete duplex with ureters that meet before the bladder or a bifid renal pelvis.
Double ureters also identified with mild fullness in left lower moiety ureter.
From the kidneys, urine travels down two thin tubes, called ureters, to the bladder.
The results showed that ultrasonography was quite good for identifying ureteroliths (stones in the ureter causing blockage).
Although the aneurysm was not at a size that could cause mechanical compression, it still affected both ureters and caused acute anuria.
-The ureterovesical junction, where the ureters enter the smooth muscle wall of the bladder
"Difficult ureters" were encountered in 13 patients (7.9%) in which Double J stents were placed under fluoroscopy and staged successful ureterorenoscopy were performed after 2 to 3 weeks without any complication.