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Relating to the ureter.
Synonym(s): ureteric
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North America is expected to witness lucrative growth in the ureteral stents market, owing to presence of key players such as Becton, Dickinson and Company (Bard Medical), Cook Medical, and Teleflex Incorporated.
We hypothesize that DGF increases the risk for graft US secondary to ischemia-reperfusion damage, pro-fibrotic molecule expression and ureteral ischemia that promote aberrant scarring.
Percutaneous antegrade ureteral stenting (PAUS) under the guidance of ultrasonography (US) and fluoroscopy is an alternative technique in patients who are unsuitable for the retrograde approach (6, 7).
Paraperitoneal ureteral herniation has been highly associated with kidney transplants, and intraoperative transplant risk factors such as excess length of grafted ureter and passing the ureter over (rather than under) the spermatic cord have been described in the literature.
For the narrow ureter that will not allow a URS, placing a ureteral stent is valid and a safe option, to allow subsequent URS in the passively dilated ureter.
The etiology of benign ureteral polyps is uncertain.
I agree with Kimberly Kenton, MD, MS, and Margaret Mueller, MD, that ureteral stenting has not been shown to significantly decrease ureteral injury rates.
Methods: Sixty four consecutive adult patients presented in a urological setting at Sialkot, Pakistan between January 2015 and December 2016 with solitary, unilateral 3-8mm sized lower ureteral stone (reported by noncontrast computed tomography of the kidney-ureter-bladder) were documented.
Prescribe tamsulosin for stone expulsion in patients with distal ureteral stones 5 to 10 mm in size.