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 new cystoscopy procedure involves no assembly and is safer, simpler, and more consistent than traditional cystoscopy--factors that we hope will make it easier to perform more often in the office for evaluation of bladder conditions (with or without simple cystometrogram testing), as well as during laparoscopic surgery, hysterectomy, incontinence/prolapse surgery, and other urologic procedures to ensure that the bladder and ureters are uninjured and to verify bilateral ureteral flow.
36%) patients in Group II due to the inability to reach the stone, impacted stones, severe ureteral stricture, tortuous, kinked, or angulated ureter, ureteral perforation or avulsion, or technical problems.
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Conclusion: In patients with a low-capacity, poorly compliant bladder, augmentation cystoplasty using the ureter seems to flea viable alternative.
The benefit of this protocol is the elimination of an additional acquisition, resulting in a decreased radiation dose; the disadvantage is less reliable opacification of the ureters.
Flexible Ureteronephroscopy--a flexible scope is inserted through the bladder and ureter into the kidney.
Bladder, bowel, or ureter obstructions from fibroids are rare and don't cause permanent damage, so they don't justify prophylactic surgery.
The valve does not close properly, so urine backs up (refluxes) from the bladder to the ureters, and eventually to the kidneys.
Often the valves between the bladder and the ureters can't do their jobs because of a structural problem.
From the kidneys, urine travels down two thin tubes called ureters to the bladder.
5%), but the maximum reported was 20 polyps in a single patient (both ureters were affected).
When the ovaries are to be removed, both ureters are identified and the infundibulopelvic ligaments are isolated, then coagulated and transected.