Ureteral injuries during gynecologic surgery: treatment with a minimally invasive approach.

@article{Liatsikos2006UreteralID,
  title={Ureteral injuries during gynecologic surgery: treatment with a minimally invasive approach.},
  author={Evangelos N. Liatsikos and Dimitris Karnabatidis and Konstantinos Katsanos and Pantelis Kraniotis and George C. Kagadis and Constantinos Constantinides and Kostantinos Assimakopoulos and Theodore P Voudoukis and Anastasios A Athanasopoulos and Petros S Perimenis and George Nikiforidis and Dimitris Siablis},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 12},
  pages={1062-7}
}
PURPOSE To report the safety and efficacy of percutaneous nephrostomy and primary antegrade recanalization for treatment of iatrogenic ureteral strictures after gynecologic surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS Ten women had symptoms suggestive of ureteral obstruction during the immediate postoperative period (5 days-1 week after surgery). Under analgesia and conscious sedation, standard percutaneous nephrostomy was performed, and a long 7F sheath was placed in the upper ureter. The obstructions were… CONTINUE READING