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surgical creation of a new communication between a ureter and the renal pelvis to repair a deformity of the ureteropelvic junction. Called also ureteropelvioplasty and ureteropyeloplasty.
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Surgical reconstruction of the ureter and the pelvis of the kidney, usually for congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction.
[uretero- + G. pyelos, pelvis, + plastos, formed]
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Plastic surgery of the ureter and of the pelvis of the kidney.
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