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Gunshot wounds of the ureter: a 15-year review of 63 consecutive cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  978805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We reviewed 63 consecutive cases of gunshot wounds of the ureter seen during a 15-year period. The importance of prompt recognition and aggressive surgical management is emphasized, with particular attention being placed on adequate debridement and spatulated splinted watertight ureteroureterostomy. Our philosophy of management for individual injuries is discussed along with our complications and results. This series is the largest reported to date of ureteral gunshot wounds.
S Holden; C C Hicks; D P O'Brien; H H Stone; J A Walker; K N Walton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  116     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1976 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-01-03     Completed Date:  1977-01-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  562-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Catheters, Indwelling
Diagnostic Errors
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / surgery
Ureter / injuries*,  radiography,  surgery
Ureteral Diseases / surgery
Urinary Catheterization
Urinary Diversion
Urinary Fistula / surgery
Wound Healing
Wounds, Gunshot / radiography,  surgery*

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