double collecting system

double collecting system

a collecting system involving a double ureter. There may be either a duplex kidney or an ectopic kidney. Also called duplicated collecting system.
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In the absence of vesicoureteral reflux, ureterocystoplasty with any single or double collecting system is merited in patients with a preoperative ureteral width that is greater than 1.
Among the 40 patients who were augmented with either a single or double collecting system, 9 of the patients were augmented with a nonrefluxing megaureter, he said.
In 31 patients with a mega-ureter due to vesicoureteral reflux and augmented by either a single or double collecting system, preoperative urodynamics studies (UDS) were key in determining which patient had a successful ureterocystoplasty.