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Combined radiologic-urologic procedure for the placement of ureteral stent in a case of bilateral iatrogenic ureteral lesion.
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PMID:  22307531     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Introduction. Iatrogenic ureteral lesions are well-known complications of abdominal and pelvic surgery. A combined radiologic-urologic approach might be necessary to repair these lesions. Materials and Methods. A 69-year-old woman underwent bilateral hysteroannessectomy for endometrial cancer. She then became anuric. A CT scan showed multiple urinomas caused by bilateral ureteral lesions. The continuity of the two urinary tracts was restored using ureteral stents in a combined urologic and radiologic procedure. Results. The patient improved clinically and the renal function returned within normal limits. Conclusions. The combined antegrade-retrograde approach is an effective technique to solve iatrogenic ureteral lesions.
Carmelo Ricci; Marco Cini; Claudio Ceccherini; Francesco Vigni; Sara Leonini; Gabriele Barbanti
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-3
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Title:  Urologia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0391-5603     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
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Created Date:  2012-2-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0417372     Medline TA:  Urologia     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ITA     Pagination:  0     Citation Subset:  -    
1 UO Radiologia Interventistica, Policlinico Le Scotte, Siena - Italy.
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