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Hematuria and death secondary to aortoureteric fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9763104     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ureteroarterial fistulae are extremely rare after previous vascular surgery. Eight cases have been described in the English literature. This is the first example of a vascular communication between the aorta and the ureter. All previous cases were ureteroiliac fistulae. Known hydronephrosis in the presence of prior vascular grafting and heavy hematuria should alert the clinician to the possibility of a ureteroarterial fistula.
Authors:
M Holmes; N Hung; M Hunter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0090-4295     ISO Abbreviation:  Urology     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-11-03     Completed Date:  1998-11-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  720-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Aorta, Abdominal*
Fatal Outcome
Hematuria / etiology*
Humans
Male
Ureteral Diseases / complications*
Urinary Fistula / complications*
Vascular Fistula / complications*

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