pelvioplasty(redirected from pelviplasty)
Surgical reconstruction of the renal pelvis and ureter to correct an obstruction at the ureteropelvic junction.
[pyelo- + G. plastos, formed]
Symphysiotomy or pubiotomy for enlargement of the pelvic outlet.
pelvioplastyAn older term for reconstructive surgery of:
(1) The renal pelvis (e.g., pyeloplasty);
(2) The bony pelvis (e.g., symphysiotomy, pubiotomy to widen the female pelvis, especially for childbirth).
1. Symphysiotomy or pubiotomy for enlargement of the female pelvic outlet.
2. Synonym(s): pyeloplasty.
[pelvio- + G. plastos, formed]