mega-ureter

mega-ureter

A large ureter of any cause, which is divided by some urologists into those attributable to reflux, obstruction, unrelated to reflux, and idiopathic.
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Twenty-four patients were augmented with the distal 5.8 cm of a single mega-ureter, with the proximal ureter being managed with either a transuretero-ureterostomy or a tapered ureteral reimplantation.
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.