Urinary bladder injuries during vascular surgery.

  title={Urinary bladder injuries during vascular surgery.},
  author={Leah Y Nakamura and Robert G. Ferrigni and W. M. Stone and Richard J. Fowl},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={52 2},
Urologic complications related to vascular surgery involving the ureter have been well recognized. These include ureteral compression from aneurysms, congenital anomalies such as retrocaval ureter, obstruction from retroperitoneal fibrosis, iatrogenic injury, and ureteric fistulas. Complications involving the bladder are more infrequent. Most of these bladder-related complications involve the use of tunneling devices for synthetic bypass grafts. We report an unusual case of a transvesically… CONTINUE READING
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