ureteral diseases


Summary: Pathological processes involving the URETERS.

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  1. Collinet P, Marcelli F, Villers A, Regis C, Lucot J, Cosson M, et al. [Management of endometriosis of the urinary tract]. Gynecol Obstet Fertil. 2006;34:347-52 pubmed
    ..Surgical treatment of bladder and/or ureteral endometriosis requires informed consent of patients and multidisciplinary management...
  2. Antonelli A, Simeone C, Zani D, Sacconi T, Minini G, Canossi E, et al. Clinical aspects and surgical treatment of urinary tract endometriosis: our experience with 31 cases. Eur Urol. 2006;49:1093-7; discussion 1097-8 pubmed
    ..To present and discuss clinical and surgical management of urologic endometriosis...
  3. Marcelli F, Collinet P, Vinatier D, Robert Y, Triboulet J, Biserte J, et al. [Ureteric and bladder involvement of deep pelvic endometriosis. Value of multidisciplinary surgical management]. Prog Urol. 2006;16:588-93 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the clinical features, staging by medical imaging, treatment strategy and results of surgical management of deep pelvic endometriosis with bladder and/or ureteric involvement...
  4. Bosev D, Nicoll L, Bhagan L, Lemyre M, Payne C, Gill H, et al. Laparoscopic management of ureteral endometriosis: the Stanford University hospital experience with 96 consecutive cases. J Urol. 2009;182:2748-52 pubmed publisher
    ..We report the clinical characteristics and the principles of laparoscopic management of ureteral endometriosis at our institution...
  5. Frenna V, Santos L, Ohana E, Bailey C, Wattiez A. Laparoscopic management of ureteral endometriosis: our experience. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2007;14:169-71 pubmed
  6. Ghezzi F, Cromi A, Bergamini V, Bolis P. Management of ureteral endometriosis: areas of controversy. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2007;19:319-24 pubmed
    ..In this review we critically evaluate what we know and what we still do not know about pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of ureteral endometriosis, highlighting areas of controversy...
  7. Mereu L, Gagliardi M, Clarizia R, Mainardi P, Landi S, Minelli L. Laparoscopic management of ureteral endometriosis in case of moderate-severe hydroureteronephrosis. Fertil Steril. 2010;93:46-51 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate prospectively the efficacy of laparoscopic ureterolysis versus ureteroureterostomy in women with ureteral endometriosis...
  8. Schimpf M, Wagner J. Robot-assisted laparoscopic distal ureteral surgery. JSLS. 2009;13:44-9 pubmed
    ..The use of robotic assistance in adult genitourinary surgery has been successful in many operations, leading surgeons to test its use in other applications as well...
  9. Joo M, Chang S, Kim H, Lee K, Ro J. Idiopathic segmental ureteritis, misdiagnosed as ureteral cancer preoperatively: a case report with literature review. Pathol Int. 2010;60:779-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein we report a rare case of ISU that was clinically misdiagnosed as malignancy preoperatively. ISU of the current case may be an IgG4-unrelated subtype of IPT...

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  1. Stepniewska A, Grosso G, Molon A, Caleffi G, Perin E, Scioscia M, et al. Ureteral endometriosis: clinical and radiological follow-up after laparoscopic ureterocystoneostomy. Hum Reprod. 2011;26:112-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate post-operative complication rates and clinical outcomes at 1- and 6-month follow-up after laparoscopic ureterocystoneostomy...
  2. Ghezzi F, Cromi A, Bergamini V, Serati M, Sacco A, Mueller M. Outcome of laparoscopic ureterolysis for ureteral endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 2006;86:418-22 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the adequacy of laparoscopic ureterolysis as a primary treatment option for ureteral endometriosis...
  3. Gustilo Ashby A, Paraiso M. Treatment of urinary tract endometriosis. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2006;13:559-65 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of endometriosis that affects the urinary tract...
  4. Modi P, Goel R. Synchronous endoscopic management of bilateral kidney and ureter fungal bezoar. Urol Int. 2007;78:374-6 pubmed
    ..We present a case of obstructive anuria due to fungal bezoar in both the pelvicalyceal system and ureter managed by bilateral synchronous endoscopic removal of fungal bezoar...
  5. Pérez Utrilla Pérez M, Aguilera Bazan A, Alonso Dorrego J, Hernandez A, de Francisco M, Martín Hernández M, et al. Urinary tract endometriosis: clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects. Urology. 2009;73:47-51 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe our experience at La Paz University Hospital with 12 patients with urinary tract endometriosis, an uncommon pathologic finding, the most extensive series published by Spanish investigators to our knowledge...
  6. Chapron C, Chiodo I, Leconte M, Amsellem Ouazana D, Chopin N, Borghese B, et al. Severe ureteral endometriosis: the intrinsic type is not so rare after complete surgical exeresis of deep endometriotic lesions. Fertil Steril. 2010;93:2115-20 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the rate of intrinsic ureteral endometriosis in patients presenting with severe ureteral endometriosis...
  7. Langebrekke A, Qvigstad E. Ureteral endometriosis and loss of renal function: mechanisms and interpretations. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2011;90:1164-6 pubmed publisher
    ..With only one functional kidney, these patients should be followed closely with renal function tests and ultrasound, and in certain cases also by magnetic resonance imaging or renal scintigraphy...
  8. Patil N, Mottrie A, Sundaram B, Patel V. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation with psoas hitch: a multi-institutional, multinational evaluation. Urology. 2008;72:47-50; discussion 50 pubmed publisher
    ..To report the collective experience of three multinational institutions with the use of robotics to evaluate and treat complex distal ureteral obstruction...
  9. Abrao M, Dias J, Bellelis P, Podgaec S, Bautzer C, Gromatsky C. Endometriosis of the ureter and bladder are not associated diseases. Fertil Steril. 2009;91:1662-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To verify whether bladder and ureter endometriosis had the same clinical features and disease behavior...
  10. Umar S, MacLennan G, Cheng L. Endometriosis of the ureter. J Urol. 2008;179:2412 pubmed publisher
  11. Seracchioli R, Mabrouk M, Manuzzi L, Guerrini M, Villa G, Montanari G, et al. Importance of retroperitoneal ureteric evaluation in cases of deep infiltrating endometriosis. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2008;15:435-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To discuss our clinical and surgical experience with 30 cases of ureteral endometriosis...
  12. Cantwell C, Wah T, Gervais D, Eisner B, Arellano R, Uppot R, et al. Protecting the ureter during radiofrequency ablation of renal cell cancer: a pilot study of retrograde pyeloperfusion with cooled dextrose 5% in water. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2008;19:1034-40 pubmed publisher
    ..5 cm of the ureter with respect to feasibility, safety, and incidence of residual/recurrent tumor in proximity to the cooled collecting system...
  13. Scioscia M, Molon A, Grosso G, Minelli L. Laparoscopic management of ureteral endometriosis. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2009;21:325-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Laparoscopic management of these lesions is considered the treatment of choice...
  14. Berlanda N, Vercellini P, Carmignani L, Aimi G, Amicarelli F, Fedele L. Ureteral and vesical endometriosis. Two different clinical entities sharing the same pathogenesis. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2009;64:830-42 pubmed publisher
  15. Homer J, Davies Payne D, Peddinti B. Randomized prospective comparison of non-contrast enhanced helical computed tomography and intravenous urography in the diagnosis of acute ureteric colic. Australas Radiol. 2001;45:285-90 pubmed
    ..Computed tomography is as accurate as IVU in the diagnosis of acute ureteric colic. It confers certain major diagnostic benefits, and is a fast, well-tolerated technique. Its accompanying higher effective radiation dose is recognized...
  16. Donnez J, Nisolle M, Squifflet J. Ureteral endometriosis: a complication of rectovaginal endometriotic (adenomyotic) nodules. Fertil Steril. 2002;77:32-7 pubmed
    ..To present data from 18 cases of ureteral endometriosis...
  17. Sergeant G, Slabbaert K, Werbrouck P. Recurrent flank pain caused by eosinophilic ureteritis mimicking urinary stone disease: a case report. Int Urol Nephrol. 2004;36:23-5 pubmed
    ..One author describes remission of disease after a prolonged oral corticosteroid regimen. In this article we report another case of eosinophilic ureteritis and discuss different treatment strategies...
  18. Horn L, Do Minh M, Stolzenburg J. Intrinsic form of ureteral endometriosis causing ureteral obstruction and partial loss of kidney function. Urol Int. 2004;73:181-4 pubmed
    ..Urinary tract endometriosis is rare and occurs in about 1% of all endometriotic lesions. About 30% of patients suffer from reduced kidney function at the time of diagnosis...
  19. Modi P, Goel R, Dodiya S. Laparoscopic ureteroneocystostomy for distal ureteral injuries. Urology. 2005;66:751-3 pubmed
    ..To present our initial experience with laparoscopic ureteroneocystostomy in patients with traumatic disruption of the distal ureter owing to gynecologic procedures. Reconstructive laparoscopic procedures are still evolving...
  20. Andre D, Hamie F, Chautard D, Colombel P, Soret J. [Anastomosis of ectopic trifid ureter into the prostatic urethra with ureteropelvic reflux]. Prog Urol. 2006;16:211-4 pubmed
    ..Laparoscopic assessment and treatment of this malformation are discussed, together with the hypotheses concerning its embryogenesis, based on a review of the literature. ..
  21. Nepple K, Knudson M, Cooper C, Austin J. Symptomatic calcification of subureteral collagen ten years after injection. Urology. 2007;69:982.e1-2 pubmed
    ..On cystoscopy, two submucosal calcifications were located medially and inferiorly to the left ureteral orifice and were removed endoscopically. ..
  22. Roy Choudhury S, Chadha R, Bagga D, Puri A, Debnath P. Spectrum of ectopic ureters in children. Pediatr Surg Int. 2008;24:819-23 pubmed publisher
    ..A large number of functioning renal units associated with SSEU deserved preservation. The success of surgical treatment in terms of achievement of continence was high and depended on the integrity of the bladder neck. ..
  23. Hattori S, Takagi K, Uno M, Nezasa S, Komeda H, Fujimoto Y. [Case report of inflammatory pseudotumor that occurred at the ureteropelvic junction]. Hinyokika Kiyo. 2008;54:737-40 pubmed
    ..Although inflammatory pseudotumors are generally benign, cases of repeated local recurrence exist. Therefore, a meticulous follow-up observation is required. ..
  24. García Escudero López A, Padilla Nieva J, Infante Riaño R, Martín Bazaco J, Arruza Echevarria A, Moreno Nieto V. Localized primary ureteral amyloidosis. Arch Esp Urol. 2011;64:371-5 pubmed
    ..In our case a local inflammatory phenomenon could have been the basis of its pathogenesis. ..
  25. Brechtel K, Bail D, Schwentner C, Heller S, Schmehl J, Goebel N, et al. Stent-assisted embolization as "bailout" option in aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011;22:563-8 pubmed publisher
    ..SAE was technically successful in both cases. SAE for aortic pathologic processes may be useful in selected cases as an alternative to surgery or endovascular stent-graft therapy. ..
  26. Basic D, Basić D, Djokić J, Milutinović D, Dzamic Z, Topuzović C, et al. Ureteral fistulae after kidney transplantation: experience with 224 cases. Acta Chir Iugosl. 2011;58:89-94 pubmed
    ..Following the third open repair one patient had lethal outcome. Ureteral fistulae after kidney transplantation still remain challenging urological problem with considerable morbidity and lethality rates. ..
  27. Armatys S, Mellon M, Beck S, Koch M, Foster R, Bihrle R. Use of ileum as ureteral replacement in urological reconstruction. J Urol. 2009;181:177-81 pubmed publisher
    ..The ileal ureter is a reasonable option for long-term ureteral reconstruction with preserved renal function in carefully selected patients. ..
  28. Tan A, Unluoglu S, Bayol U, Emil Sayhan S, Altinel D. Ureteritis cystica presenting with atrophic kidney: report of a case. ScientificWorldJournal. 2010;10:1535-8 pubmed publisher
    ..On the histopathological evaluation, ureteritis cystica and chronic pyelonephritis was detected. In conclusion, ureteritis cystica is a benign and indolent lesion that needs to be kept in mind among the causes of renal atrophy. ..
  29. Branchereau J, Leaute F, Luyckx F, Hitier M, Normand G, Karam G, et al. [Goldman Antopol syndrome associated with bilateral congenital severe factor V deficiency]. Prog Urol. 2010;20:604-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The subepithelial aetiology bleeding has been shown on selective renal arteriography that allowed to cover a micro-aneurysm through the setting up of a vascular stent and a selective embolization. ..
  30. Wu H, Yang P, Yeh G, Chou P, Hsu J, Lin K. The detection of ureteral injuries after hysterectomy. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2006;13:403-8 pubmed
    ..Use of intraoperative cystoscopy or early postoperative ureteral jet ultrasonography leads to earlier diagnosis of posthysterectomy ureteral injury, thereby allowing for more conservative treatment. ..
  31. Domiciano D, de Carvalho J. Primary localized amyloidosis of the ureter. Isr Med Assoc J. 2008;10:237-8 pubmed
  32. Kara C, Resorlu B, Oğuz U, Unsal A. Incidentally detected ureteral fibroepithelial polyps in children: is endoscopic treatment of them really necessary?. Int Urol Nephrol. 2010;42:1-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Due to the potential complications during the ureteroscopic resection, our opinion is to observe the small FEPs without joint symptoms and hydronephrosis. ..
  33. Al Abed Y, Ghani K, Carr T, Young A, Ball A. Hyperamylasaemia in ureteric colic. Postgrad Med J. 2009;85:108-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients presenting with ureteric colic and elevated concentrations of serum amylase should raise the clinical suspicion of urinary extravasation. ..
  34. Ouzaid I, Lebeau T, Richard F, Chartier Kastler E, Bitker M, Thibault F. [Anastomotic stricture after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer]. Prog Urol. 2010;20:327-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Continence sparing is the challenge of the treatment of this type of stricture. ..
  35. Miraglia R, Caruso S, Milazzo M, Salis P, Luca A, Gridelli B. Efficacy of interventional radiology procedures for the treatment of early ureteral complications after kidney transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2006;38:2919-20 pubmed
    ..Interventional radiology procedures reducing the morbidity and the likelihood of loss of graft function may improve graft and patient survival. ..
  36. Masarani M, Dinneen M. Ureteric colic: new trends in diagnosis and treatment. Postgrad Med J. 2007;83:469-72 pubmed
    ..The role of medical treatment has expanded beyond symptomatic control to attempt to target some of the factors in stone retention and thereby improve the likelihood of spontaneous stone expulsion. ..
  37. North C, Kruger J, Venta P, Miller J, Rosenstein D, Randall E, et al. Congenital ureteral ectopia in continent and incontinent-related Entlebucher mountain dogs: 13 cases (2006-2009). J Vet Intern Med. 2010;24:1055-62 pubmed publisher
    ..IVEUs were clinically silent or associated with hydronephrosis. Further analyses are necessary to confirm and characterize the hereditary nature of the disorder. ..
  38. Paces Fessy M, Fabre M, Lesaulnier C, Cereghini S. Hnf1b and Pax2 cooperate to control different pathways in kidney and ureter morphogenesis. Hum Mol Genet. 2012;21:3143-55 pubmed publisher
    ..This mouse model should provide new insights into the pathogenic mechanisms of human CAKUT, the most frequent developmental defect identified in newborns. ..
  39. Anders K, McLoughlin M, Samii V, Chew D, Cannizzo K, Wood I, et al. Ectopic ureters in male dogs: review of 16 clinical cases (1999-2007). J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2012;48:390-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, 11 of 13 dogs that had surgical correction of ectopic ureters were incontinent preoperatively. Urinary continence was restored in 82% of those dogs. ..
  40. Hernandez Rey A, Vitenson J, McGovern P. Duplicated ectopic hydroureter presenting as a hydrosalpinx, with chronic pelvic pain and recurrent urinary infections. Fertil Steril. 2007;88:1677.e1-3 pubmed
    ..We show a rare case of a duplicated left ureter presenting as chronic pelvic pain and recurrent UTIs, demonstrating the importance of a thorough chronic pelvic pain workup. ..
  41. Lee R, Bakthavatsalam R, Marsh C, Kuhr C. Ureteral complications in renal transplantation: a comparison of the Lich-Gregoir versus the Taguchi technique. Transplant Proc. 2007;39:1461-4 pubmed
    ..In summary, our limited experience with Taguchi ureteroneocystostomy resulted in dramatically higher complication rates than the modified the Lich-Gregoir technique. ..
  42. Seitz C, Tanovic E, Kikic Z, Memarsadeghi M, Fajkovic H. Rapid extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for proximal ureteral calculi in colic versus noncolic patients. Eur Urol. 2007;52:1223-7 pubmed
  43. Vetere P, Apostolis C. Ureteral injury due to a Harmonic scalpel during laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy. JSLS. 2010;14:115-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The case illustrates in the same patient the versatility of the HS as a laparoscopic surgical instrument and energy source while at the same time demonstrating the potential for adverse, unexpected complications. ..
  44. Camanni M, Delpiano E, Bonino L, Deltetto F. Laparoscopic conservative management of ureteral endometriosis. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010;22:309-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover the crucial role of the primary surgeon in the treatment definition will hardly be replaced by objective reproducible referral pattern. ..
  45. Dillon B, Goodman T. A periureteric venous ring diagnosed by MRI: an unusual cause of flank pain. Pediatr Radiol. 2006;36:564-5 pubmed
    ..MRI is ideally suited for the assessment of suspected retrocaval ureters in order to identify this variant so that an appropriate surgical approach can be planned. ..
  46. Wattiez A, Puga M, Albornoz J, Faller E. Surgical strategy in endometriosis. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2013;27:381-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Nevertheless, even in the most expert hands, complications may occur. Further investigations are needed to compare the different approaches. Outcomes must, however, include pain, fertility, organ dysfunction, and quality of life. ..
  47. DeLair S, Kurzrock E. Clinical utility of ureteral jets: disparate opinions. J Endourol. 2006;20:111-4 pubmed
    ..Until further evidence supports their value, evaluation of jets should be excluded from routine renal/bladder sonography. ..
  48. Zugor V, Krot D, Rösch W, Schrott K, Schott G. [Endometriosis of the ureter and urinary bladder]. Urologe A. 2007;46:71-8; quiz 79 pubmed
  49. Lent V. [Muscle and nerve sparing intercostal incision]. Aktuelle Urol. 2007;38:195-6 pubmed
  50. Simone G, Leonardo C, Papalia R, Guaglianone S, Gallucci M. Laparoscopic ureterolysis and omental wrapping. Urology. 2008;72:853-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We believe that the minimally invasive nature and high effectiveness of LU suggest consideration of this procedure as first-line treatment of idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis. ..
  51. Brown J, Powell C, Carlson K. Metallic full-length ureteral stents: does urinary tract infection cause obstruction?. ScientificWorldJournal. 2010;10:1566-73 pubmed publisher
    ..However, metallic ureteral stents are not immune to obstruction, migration, and associated discomfort. Stent obstruction appears to be increased in patients with postoperative UTI. ..
  52. Weiwei Z, Yi H, Jinsong Z. Primary localized amyloidosis of the ureter. Abdom Imaging. 2011;36:609-11 pubmed publisher
    ..We provide a case of ureteral amyloidosis to reveal its imaging characteristic and to distinguish localized amyloidosis from malignancy and ureteritis. ..
  53. Cantoro D, Galosi A, Conti A, Muzzonigro G. Distal ureter studied with endocavitary end-fire probe: application in adult urology ultrasonographic clinic. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2010;82:211-4 pubmed
    ..Our study shows that EU with end fire probe is a safe, minimally invasive and low cost technique for the investigation of pathological processes involving the lower part of the distal ureter. ..
  54. Witney Smith C, Undre S, Salter V, Al Akraa M. An unusual case of a ureteric hernia into the sciatic foramen causing urinary sepsis: successfully treated laparoscopically. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2007;89:W10-2 pubmed
    ..The presentation was that of a 59-year-old woman with urinary tract sepsis associated with an acute deterioration of renal function. The hernia was successfully repaired laparoscopically. ..
  55. Leonhartsberger N, Zelger B, Rehder P. Intrinsic endometriosis of ureter and bladder in young women without gynecological symptoms. Urol Int. 2008;80:222-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Ureteric stenting was not possible because of severe fibrosis and stricture formation of the distal ureter. Primary surgery gave satisfactory results at more than 1 year of follow-up. ..
  56. Okuda H, Tei N, Shimizu K, Imazu T, Yoshimura K, Kiyohara H. [Case report: a case of localized amyloidosis of the ureter]. Hinyokika Kiyo. 2008;54:419-22 pubmed
    ..So amyloidosis of the ureter was suspected. After the systemic examination, the diagnosis was localized amyloidosis of the ureter. After 8 months, recurrence has not been pointed out. ..
  57. Homberg R, Cherri W, Woziwodzki J, Kollias A. [Actinomycosis of the kidney: a case report]. Aktuelle Urol. 2008;39:309-11 pubmed publisher
    ..We report on a patient who was transferred to our department for nephrectomy because of radiologically diagnosed renal and perirenal abscesses. The histological result showed renal actinomycosis. ..
  58. Camanni M, Bonino L, Delpiano E, Berchialla P, Migliaretti G, Revelli A, et al. Laparoscopic conservative management of ureteral endometriosis: a survey of eighty patients submitted to ureterolysis. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2009;7:109 pubmed publisher
    ..Ureteroneocystostomy is a better strategy for patients with extended (more than 4 cm) ureteral involvement or with severe stenosis with or without hydronephrosis. ..
  59. Maccagnano C, Pellucchi F, Rocchini L, Ghezzi M, Scattoni V, Montorsi F, et al. Ureteral endometriosis: proposal for a diagnostic and therapeutic algorithm with a review of the literature. Urol Int. 2013;91:1-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A close collaboration between the gynecologist and the urologist is advisable, especially in referral centers. Surgical treatment can lead to good results in terms of both patient compliance and prognosis. ..
  60. Sakota Maric S, Vavra Hadziahmetović N. Significance of urodynamic examination in patients with spinal cord lesions and verified neurogenic urination dysfunction. Med Arch. 2013;67:292-4 pubmed
    ..Maintaining bladder compliance and low values if intracystic filling pressure the most important tasks in maintaining vesico-sfincteral balance, and thus prevention of urological complications in patients with spinal cord lesions. ..
  61. Forster T, Bonkat G, Wyler S, Ruszat R, Ebinger N, Gasser T, et al. [Diagnosis and therapy of acute ureteral colic]. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2008;120:325-34 pubmed publisher
    ..These concepts are discussed in this review with reference to contemporary literature. ..
  62. Abaza R, Zafar S. Techniques for laparoscopic and robotic localization of intraluminal ureteral pathology. Urology. 2009;73:582-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Three cases are presented to illustrate 3 techniques for laparoscopic or robotic localization of intraluminal ureteral disease. ..
  63. Ho L, Troy G, Waldron D. Clinical outcomes of surgically managed ectopic ureters in 33 dogs. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2011;47:196-202 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of either hydroureter or urinary tract infection was also not significantly associated with postoperative incontinence. Dogs with ectopic ureters that were incontinent postsurgically tended to remain unresolved. ..
  64. Abe H, Morikawa T, Araki A, Shima T, Nakatsu H, Fukayama M, et al. IgG4-related periureteral fibrosis presenting as a unilateral ureteral mass. Pathol Res Pract. 2011;207:712-4 pubmed publisher
    ..It is important to consider IgG4-related sclerosing disease in the differential diagnosis of a unilateral ureteral mass. ..
  65. Tsujioka Y, Jinzaki M, Tanimoto A, Nakagawa K, Akita H, Kikuchi E, et al. Radiological findings of primary localized amyloidosis of the ureter. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012;35:431-5 pubmed publisher
  66. Harper L, Abbo O, Prost S, Michel J, Soubirou J, Sauvat F. Combined laparoscopic-assisted nephrectomy, augmentation ureterocystoplasty and Mitrofanoff appendicovesicostomy. J Pediatr Urol. 2013;9:e94-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a case of combined laparoscopic-assisted nephrectomy, augmentation ureterocystoplasty and Mitrofanoff appendicovesicostomy in a 5-year-old boy with valve bladder syndrome. ..
  67. Lakhi N, Dun E, Nezhat C. Hematoureter due to endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 2014;101:e37 pubmed publisher
    ..Prior urogenital surgery can further complicate and distort the anatomy. Thus, a preoperative understanding of the patient's urogenital anomalies is important to consider the differential diagnoses and anticipate surgical needs. ..
  68. Yucel S, Brown B, Bush N, Ahmad N, Baker L. What to anticipate with experience in pediatric laparoscopic ablative renal surgery. J Urol. 2008;179:697-702; discussion 702 pubmed
    ..This outcome serves as a realistic guide regarding expectations for beginning laparoscopists, and should encourage the continuation of pediatric laparoscopic renal surgery. ..
  69. Alvarez Múgica M, Bulnes Vázquez V, Jalón Monzón A, González Alvarez R, Rodríguez Robles L, Martín Benito J. [Right ureter within an inguinoscrotal hernia]. Arch Esp Urol. 2007;60:1.223 pubmed
  70. Elens M, Daenen G, Houthoofd S, Daenens K, Fourneau I. Arterioureteral fistula. An unusual cause of aortofemoral bypass infection. A case report. Acta Chir Belg. 2012;112:71-3 pubmed
    ..During surgery an arterioureteral fistula could be visualized. The urologists performed a left nephroureterectomy of the afunctional left kidney. The further postoperative course was uneventful during the 10 months of follow up. ..
  71. Kayler L, Zendejas I, Molmenti E, Chordia P, Schain D, Magliocca J. Kidney transplant ureteroneocystostomy: comparison of full-thickness vs. Lich-Gregoir techniques. Clin Transplant. 2012;26:E372-80 pubmed publisher
    ..The FT technique of ureteroneocystostomy is technically simple to perform and has a similar incidence of urinary complications compared with the LG technique. ..
  72. Narang V, Sinha T, Karan S, Sandhu A, Sethi G, Srivastava A, et al. Ureteroscopy: savior to the gynecologist? Ureteroscopic management of post laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy ureterovaginal fistulas. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2007;14:345-7 pubmed
    ..An attempt of ureteroscopic stenting should be considered in all patients with post LAVH ureterovaginal fistulas before subjecting them to other modalities. ..
  73. Cabello R, Cancho M, Monzo J, Lopez I, Tabares J, Hernandez C. Herniation of renal pelvis and ureteropelvic junction resulting from superior lumbar triangle hernia. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2008;42:81-2 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis of Grynfeltt's bilateral hernia was made by means of CT, which revealed herniation in the left side of the renal pelvis and proximal ureter. ..
  74. Pace G, Simoncini G, Silvestri V, Vicentini C. Bilateral megaureter: management strategy in a ninety years old woman. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2007;79:158-60 pubmed
    ..Otherwise if the patient is completely asymptomatic, conservative treatment may be employed effectively in adults in whom conditions are often stable and complications are absent. ..
  75. Seideman C, Huckabay C, Smith K, Permpongkosol S, Nadjafi Semnani M, Lee B, et al. Laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation: technique and outcomes. J Urol. 2009;181:1742-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data substantiate this technique as an effective method for managing distal ureteral stricture. ..
  76. Micali S, Isgrò G, De Stefani S, Pini G, Sighinolfi M, Bianchi G. Retroperitoneal laparoendoscopic single-site surgery: preliminary experience in kidney and ureteral indications. Eur Urol. 2011;59:164-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, bent laparoscopic instruments are not suitable for retroperitoneal space; the multichannel port leaks carbon dioxide due to the flank position. Therefore LESS pelvic trainer practice is imperative in this case. ..
  77. Miyazaki Y, Kamba T, Shimizu Y, Inoue T, Okubo K, Watanabe J, et al. [A case of amyloidosis of the ureter caused by primary macroglobulinemia]. Hinyokika Kiyo. 2011;57:185-8 pubmed
    ..Even though the clinical manifestation indicates the localized disease like the presented case, close examination of immunocytic amyloidosis is important. ..
  78. Lane B, Desai M, Hegarty N, Streem S. Long-term efficacy of holmium laser endoureterotomy for benign ureteral strictures. Urology. 2006;67:894-7 pubmed
    ..To determine the long-term clinical and radiographic success of holmium laser endoureterotomy for nonobliterative benign ureteral strictures...
  79. Ishibashi H, Ohta T, Sugimoto I, Kawanishi J, Yamada T, Ishiguchi T, et al. Successful treatment of an aorto-ileal-conduit fistula with an endovascular stent graft: report of a case. Surg Today. 2007;37:305-7 pubmed
    ..The patient was treated successfully with endovascular stent grafting and has since showed a good recovery no sign of graft infection or a recurrence of hematuria at the 10-month follow-up...
  80. Kazarians B, Kausch I, Meyer A, Kruger S, Doehn C, Jocham D. [Localized amyloidosis of the ureter]. Urologe A. 2007;46:1718-20 pubmed
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