Structure of ureteropelvic junction

Known as: pyeloureteral junction, UPJ, Ureteropelvic Junction 
The area where the ureter joins the renal pelvis.
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Ureteroscopy is nowadays one of the techniques most widely used for upper urinary- tract pathology. Our… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
We analyzed urinary polypeptides from individuals with neonatal ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction to predict which… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To determine whether robotic-assisted pyeloplasty (RLP) has any significant clinical or cost advantages over… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE Laparoscopic pyeloplasty has become a viable option for the treatment of select patients with primary ureteropelvic… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE Peristaltic contractions in the upper urinary tract serve to move urine from the kidney through the ureter to the bladder… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE We determine the subjective and objective durability of laparoscopic versus open pyeloplasty. MATERIALS AND METHODS… (More)
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1997
1997
PURPOSE Three-dimensional arrangements of smooth muscle cells, collagenous component and peripheral nerves of congenital… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVES To compare open pyeloplasty with three minimally invasive modalities: antegrade endopyelotomy, Acucise endopyelotomy… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
As laparoscopic nephrectomy has become a viable ablative procedure for kidney removal, additional areas of reconstructive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Of 582 patients who underwent percutaneous nephrolithotomy, 4% had complications. The most common complications were fever (23… (More)
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