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Laparoscopic Ureteric Reimplantation

  • M. Ramalingam
  • K. Selvarajan
  • K. Senthil

Ureteric reimplantation in open surgery is a fairly straightforward procedure and can be done extravesically or transvesically. Laparoscopically ureteric reimplantation using a transvesical approach can be challenging because the space is limited and the risk of the ports slipping out is high. It also involves a high level of skill in suturing precisely [1–3]. In extravesical reimplantation, suturing the bladder mucosa to the ureter and creating a submucosal tunnel may require dexterity and patience.

Keywords

Vicryl Suture Bladder Mucosa Distal Ureter Ureteric Orifice Ureteric Reimplantation 
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References

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    Lakshmanan Y, Fung LC (2000) Laparoscopic extravesicular ureteral reimplantation for vesicoureteral reflux: recent technical advances. J Endourol 14:589–593.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Ramalingam M, Senthil K, Venkatesh V (2005) Laparoscopic repair of ureterovaginal fistula: successful outcome by laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation. J Endourol 19:1174–1176.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ramalingam
    • 1
  • K. Selvarajan
    • 2
  • K. Senthil
    • 3
  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

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