megaureter


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megaureter

 
congenital dilatation of the ureter; it may be either a primary condition or secondary to something else. Called also megaloureter.

u·re·ter·ec·ta·si·a

(yū-rē'tĕr-ek-tā'zē-ă),
Dilation of a ureter.
[ureter + G. ektasis, a stretching out]

megaureter

/mega·u·re·ter/ (meg″ah-u-re´ter) congenital ureteral dilatation, which may be either primary or secondary to something else.

megaureter

megaureter

A condition characterised by dilation of the ureter, which is more common in males, often bilateral and typically associated with other urogenital abnormalities. Therapy usually entails tunnelled reimplantation to prevent reflux.

megaureter

 A large ureter of any etiology, divided by some urologists into reflux megaureter, obstructed ureter and non-reflux or idiopathic megaureter

meg·a·lo·u·re·ter

, megaureter (megă-lō-yūrĕ-tĕr, megă-yūrĕ-tĕr)
An enlarged dilated ureter.

megaureter

Considerable widening of the tube carrying urine down from the kidney to the bladder (the ureter). This usually results from obstruction to outflow in the lower part of the ureter or from reflux of urine upwards from the bladder.

megaureter

dilatation of the ureter.
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Complications and long-term outcome of primary obstructive megaureter in childhood.
En la distribucion segun el grado de RVU independientemente si correspondian a etiologia primaria o secundaria los pacientes con RVU grado V, dos casos (40%) disminuyeron su grado de reflujo a I, dos (40%) disminuyeron a grado II y un caso (20%) disminuyo a grado III estando asociado a megaureter ipsilateral.
The current belief is that primary obstructive megaureter presents primarily in adults when the congenital abnormality does not cause symptoms or illness and is not seen by imaging study performed during childhood.
The excretory urography showed exclusion of the left kidney and a right megaureter.
Ureterocystoplasty was introduced in the early 1990s and was considered a novel method of bladder augmentation surgery using detubularized, reconfigured, or otherwise disposable megaureter.
As with hydronephrosis and UPJ, a megaureter is not necessarily obstructed.
transient) isolated HN (so-called "ureteropelvic junction obstruction [UPJO]-like") and vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) are the most frequent etiologies of prenatal HN, followed by non-refluxing primary megaureter.
IVP showed left peivicalyceal fullness with tortuous and grossly dilated left ureter-congenital megaureter.
7) Las anomalias urologicas contralaterales que mas frecuentemente se mencionan en la literatura son: reflujo vesicoureteral, obstruccion de la union ureteropelvica, megaureter obstructivo y rinon en herradura.
341 (29,9) 5,14 (69) Vejiga neurogenica 387 (8,1) 4,9 (19) Doble sistema colector 389 (8,1) 1,5 (6) Megaureter 68 (1,5) 1,5 (1) Ectopia renal 308 (6,9) 1,3 (4) Estenosis pieloureteral 218 (4,9) 0,46 (1) Ureterocele 6 (0,12) 0 (0) Figura 1.