Ureteral replacement and onlay repair with reconfigured intestinal segments.

@article{Ordorica2014UreteralRA,
  title={Ureteral replacement and onlay repair with reconfigured intestinal segments.},
  author={Raul C Ordorica and Lucas R. Wiegand and J. Christopher Webster and Jorge L. Lockhart},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={191 5},
  pages={
          1301-6
        }
}
PURPOSE Ureteral loss represents a surgical challenge to provide low pressure drainage while avoiding urinary stasis and reflux. The ideal replacement should optimize drainage while minimizing absorption, allowing for ureteral repair of varied lengths and locations with maximal preservation of the urinary tract. We reviewed our experience with ureteral repair, focusing on the use of reconfigured intestine. We report what is to our knowledge the novel use of reconfigured intestine as an onlay… CONTINUE READING
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