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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… Expand
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVE We describe a case of retrocaval ureter treated with laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS). METHODS A 26-year… Expand
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2008
2008
PURPOSE To demonstrate the feasibility of pure robotic retrocaval ureter repair. MATERIALS AND METHODS A 33 year old female… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE We report our series of 6 cases of retrocaval ureter that were successfully treated with a laparoscopic approach… Expand
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… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We report a case of circumcaval ureter in a symptomatic young man who was managed successfully by retroperitoneoscopic… Expand
Review
2000
Review
2000
Congenital anomalies of the inferior vena cava (IVC) and its tributaries have become more commonly recognized in asymptomatic… Expand
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… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Laparoscopic transposition and reanastomosis of a circumcaval ureter were performed in a 52-year-old man with right flank pain. A… Expand
1988
1988
Variability in the normal course of the ureter makes it difficult to differentiate a normal variant from a congenital anomaly or… Expand