ureterolithotomy


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ureterolithotomy

 [u-re″ter-o-lĭ-thot´ah-me]
incision of a ureter for removal of calculus.

u·re·ter·o·li·thot·o·my

(yū-rē'tĕr-ō-li-thot'ŏ-mē),
Removal of a stone lodged in a ureter.
[ureterolith + G. tomē, incision]

ureterolithotomy

/ure·tero·li·thot·o·my/ (-lĭ-thot´ah-me) incision of a ureter for removal of calculus.

ureterolithotomy

(yo͝o-rē′tə-rō-lĭ-thŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a calculus lodged in a ureter.

ureterolithotomy

Surgical removal of a stone from the URETER. Stones may be removed by open operation or by crushing them so that the gravel may be washed out. The commonest method, however, is by shock wave LITHOTRIPSY.

ureterolithotomy

incision of a ureter for removal of calculus.
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Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy (LU) is a feasible alternative to open surgery in the treatment of large, impacted, and/or multiple ureteral stones that cannot be treated by shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) and ureteroscopy.
The remaining operations involved were cholecystectomy, ureterolithotomy, appendicectomy, caesarean section and abdominal hysterectomy.
KEY WORDS: Flexible ureteroscopy, Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy, Proximal ureteral stone, Obstructive pyelonephritis, Transperitoneal.
When percutaneous procedures fail, ureterolithotomy is the last option in these patients (Level of Evidence 4, Grade C).
He had a history of right ureterolithotomy and diabetes, although no history of tuberous sclerosis, lymphangiomyomatosis, renal cancer or renal cyst was present.
In the present study, out of 25 cases only 5 cases of ureteric stone was treated by ureterolithotomy, whereas remaining 20 cases were treated by expected line of treatment.
Patients with previous URS, percutaneous antegrade URS, laparoscopy, or open surgical ureterolithotomy were excluded.
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL), stone fragmentation through antegrade or retrograde Ureteroscopy (URS) and Laparoscopic and open Ureterolithotomy.
Ozturk and colleagues compared SWL, retrograde intrarenal surgery and laparoscopic ureterolithotomy to treat 1- to 2-cm upper ureteral stones; they concluded that laparoscopic ureterolithotomy is superior to other modalities.
Methods: 135 patients with impacted upper ureteral calculi were selected and randomly divided into three groups (Group A-C) (n=45) which were treated with transurethral ureteroscopic lithotripsy minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy and retroperitoneal laparoscopic ureterolithotomy respectively.