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Retrocaval Ureter

Known as: Ureter, Circumcaval, Ureter, Retrocaval, Circumcaval Ureter 
A rare congenital abnormality resulting in the URETER passing dorsal to and being obstructed by the INFERIOR VENA CAVA.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Feline ureteral obstructions have emerged as a common problem. Ureteral strictures rarely are reported as a cause and… 
2008
2008
PURPOSE To demonstrate the feasibility of pure robotic retrocaval ureter repair. MATERIALS AND METHODS A 33 year old female… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
A 32-year-old man was investigated for repeated episodes of right-sided flank pain. Ultrasonography showed a dilated right… 
2002
2002
We present a case of retrocaval ureter and its MR appearances. This is the first case in reported literature. The findings on iv… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We report a case of circumcaval ureter in a symptomatic young man who was managed successfully by retroperitoneoscopic… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
Congenital anomalies of the inferior vena cava (IVC) and its tributaries have become more commonly recognized in asymptomatic… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
upper and lower segments of the ureter were dissected, Case report and the lower part run on the left side of the vena cava. The… 
Review
1976
Review
1976
4 cases of circumcaval ureter presenting in childhood are reported. A review of the literature reveals that most cases recieve… 
Review
1969
Review
1969