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Laparoscopic Ureteroureterostomy

  • M. Ramalingam
  • K. Selvarajan
  • K. Senthil
  • M. G. Pai

Conventional management of a retrocaval ureter is by open repair. This uncommon anomaly is usually asymptomatic, and surgery is indicated only when the patient is symptomatic or develops back-pressure changes of the kidney. An intravenous urogram (IVU) or preferably computed tomography (CT) scan delineates the features of a retrocaval ureter. There are sporadic reports of single cases being repaired laparoscopically [1–8].

Keywords

Inferior Vena Cava Ureteral Stricture Transperitoneal Approach Dilate Ureter Strictured Segment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ramalingam
    • 1
  • K. Selvarajan
    • 2
  • K. Senthil
    • 3
  • M. G. Pai
    • 4
  1. 1.K.G. Hospital and Post Graduate InstituteG. Kuppusamy Naidu Memorial HospitalCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Paediatric SurgeryK.G. Hospital and Postgraduate InstituteCoimbatoreIndia
  3. 3.Gowtham AnnexeCoimbatoreIndia
  4. 4.K.G. Hospital and Post Graduate InstituteCoimbatoreIndia

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