Successful treatment of upper ureteral injury using renal autotransplantation.

@article{Milonas2009SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful treatment of upper ureteral injury using renal autotransplantation.},
  author={Daimantas Milonas and Saulius Stirbys and Mindaugas Jievaltas},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 12},
  pages={
          988-91
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Ureteral injuries are uncommon. Upper ureteral defect more than 7-8 cm in length is a challenge for urologists, requiring experience and several steps in its management. We report a case of iatrogenic upper urinary tract injury and successful treatment of 8-cm ureteral defect using autotransplantation of the kidney. CASE REPORT A male patient underwent surgery due to retroperitoneal tumor. Iatrogenic ureteral injury was recognized 18 days after operation. Three-step management of… CONTINUE READING