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Laparoscopic Boari Flap Ureteric Reimplantation

  • M. Ramalingam
  • K. Senthil
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The Boari flap is a useful option in the surgical management of long lower ureteric strictures [1–4,6,7]. The results are good as long as we use a well-vascularized bladder flap with a length to width ratio [5] of 3:2. The steps of open surgery can be extrapolated. Preliminary intravenous urogram (IVU) and cystoscopy are essential to rule out any intravesical pathology.

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Vicryl Suture Double Pigtail Retrograde Pyelogram Psoas Hitch Omental Wrapping 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ramalingam
    • 1
  • K. Senthil
    • 2
  1. 1.K.G. Hospital and Post Graduate InstituteG. Kuppusamy Naidu Memorial HospitalCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Gowtham AnnexeCoimbatoreIndia

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