Improved laparoscopic treatment of symptomatic urachal anomalies

  title={Improved laparoscopic treatment of symptomatic urachal anomalies},
  author={Maciej Patrzyk and Lutz Wilhelm and Kaja Ludwig and Claus-Dieter Heidecke and Wolfram von Bernstorff},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
Remaining urachal anomalies are seldom found but can result in long-standing recurrent symptoms and repeated surgery. In this single-centre study, we evaluated the laparoscopic approach of excision of the urachus leaving the umbilicus untouched. Twenty-one patients were operated on for persisting symptomatic urachal anomalies between 1998 and 2011. Patients… CONTINUE READING