Retroperitoneoscopic treatment of a retrocaval ureter.

  title={Retroperitoneoscopic treatment of a retrocaval ureter.},
  author={Soichi Mugiya and Kazumi Suzuki and Tetuya Ohhira and Toshiyuki Un-no and Tatsuya Takayama and Kimio Fujita},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  volume={6 8},
BACKGROUND Retroperitoneoscopic surgery was performed on a 41-year-old man with a retrocaval ureter. METHODS The retrocaval segment of the ureter was retroperitoneoscopically separated and the ureter was reanastomosed using an automatic suture device. RESULTS/DISCUSSION He returned to normal activities four days postoperatively. Postoperative excretory urography showed improvement of hydronephrosis and no residual stenosis.