Primary or secondary nonmalignant extrinsic ureteral obstruction can be managed by open or laparoscopic ureterolysis [1–3].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjay B. Kulkarni
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  1. 1.Kulkarni Endosurgery Institute and Reconstructive Urology CentrePuneIndia

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