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Ali Kaan Yildiz, Arif Bayraktar, Turgay Kacan, Buğra Bilge Keseroğlu, Berat Cem Ozgur, Omer Gokhan Doluoglu, Tolga Karakan
Urol Int (2023) 107 (8): 772–777.
Published Online: 14 July 2023
... abnormalities, narrow ureteral lumen, kinked ureter, or previous ureteral instrumentation [ 1 ]. In case of difficult access or failure of access, a double-J ureteral stent is a safe and effective approach to allow passive ureteral dilation prior to definitive treatment [ 2 ]. Stone access failure...
Rocío Santos Pérez de la Blanca, Jose Medina-Polo, Helena Peña-Vallejo, Silvia Juste-Álvarez, Manuel Pamplona-Casamayor, José Manuel Duarte-Ojeda, Natalia Miranda Utrera, Lucía García-González, Ana Arrébola-Pajares, Alfredo Rodríguez Antolín, Ángel Tejido-Sánchez
Urol Int (2023) 107 (2): 157–164.
Published Online: 22 March 2023
... of ipsilateral native ureter with a 5Fr ureteral catheter was not performed in all patients. If native ureter was used for reconstruction, it was ligated during the procedure, except for 1 patient who had a previous nephrectomy of the native kidney. Anastomoses were made using an absorbable 4-0 suture...
Urol Int (2022) 106 (12): 1246–1251.
Published Online: 29 October 2021
...Jun Li; Zhongwei Zheng; Chang Sheng; Qier Xia s Objectives: This study aims to assess the safety and efficacy of INNOVEX TM ureteral dilation balloon catheter to promote the likelihood of passing the ureter to complete primary ureteroscopy (URS). Methods: This was a prospective case series...
Urol Int (2022) 106 (4): 411–418.
Published Online: 30 July 2021
...Niklas Westhoff; Alexey Anokhin; Paul Patroi; Manuel Neuberger; Fabian Siegel; Daniel Pfalzgraf Introduction: Screening for and treating asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU) or administering antibiotic prophylaxis is recommended during ureteral stent and nephrostomy interventions. This study investigates...
Urol Int (2021) 105 (5-6): 470–476.
Published Online: 19 March 2021
... patients who underwent ureteral reconstruction due to iatrogenic ureteric injuries. Patient profiles, laboratory data, imaging studies, perioperative data, and complications were recorded. Results: Sixty-eight patients were enrolled in this study. The upper, middle, and lower thirds of the ureter were...
Alexandru-Bogdan Brad, Matteo Ferro, Mihai-Dorin Vartolomei, Sabin Tătaru, Dana-Teodora Anton-Păduraru, Carmen Simion, Orsolya Martha, Catalin Pricop, Angelo Porreca, Irina Negru
Urol Int (2019) 103 (3): 318–325.
Published Online: 06 August 2019
..., the incidence of renal-ureteral calculi is significantly higher in girls (68.5%), compared to boys (31.5%). In total, 83.3% of patients showed a favourable outcome after treatment and the remaining 16.7% showed minimal complications. The presence of complications and remaining calculi was correlated to children...
Diomidis G. Kozyrakis, Zisis K. Kratiras, Stefanos K. Perikleous, Anastasios P. Zarkadas, Styliani-Elissavet E. Chatzistamoy, Dimitrios K. Karagiannis, Ioannis T. Solinis
Urol Int (2019) 103 (1): 74–80.
Published Online: 18 April 2019
... factors and postoperative results SR ureteroscopes with size less than 9 F are excellent instruments for endoscopy of the distal ureter [ 1 ]. When modern lithotripters are used fragmentation of lower ureteral stones is feasible in 90–100% of the cases [ 7 ]. Endoscopy of the upper tract only...
Urol Int (2019) 102 (1): 13–19.
Published Online: 16 November 2018
... patients with ureteral FEP underwent modified laparoscopic partial ureterectomy by an experienced surgeon. In our method, a stay suture passing through the upper ureter was fixed to the abdominal wall to keep the ureter from twisting. The ureter was not completely dismembered until the first stitch, which...
Abul-fotouh Ahmed, Aref Maarouf, Essam Shalaby, Saad Alshahrani, Mohamed El-feky, Sabri Khaled, Abdullah Daoud, Ahmed Soliman, Esam Desoky, Hisham El-Helaly
Urol Int (2017) 98 (4): 411–417.
Published Online: 22 November 2016
... to post-synaptic alpha1-AR, particularly alpha1A and 1D [ 8 ]. Due to its physiologic effect on the ureter, tamsulosin has proven to be effective in promoting ureteral stone passage and reducing pain associated with JJ ureteral stents [ 9,10,11,12 ]. The current research was conducted to evaluate...
Yarkin Kamil Yakupoglu, Fazil Tuncay Aki, Yakup Kordan, Ender Ozden, Senol Tonyali, Yakup Bostanci, Hakan Vuruskan, Cenk Yucel Bilen, Saban Sarikaya
Urol Int (2016) 97 (4): 466–472.
Published Online: 10 August 2016
... to in the content or advertisements. Ureter Kidney autotransplantation Kidney Laparoscopy Transplantation Trauma Renal autotransplantation (RAT) has been used as the primary surgical option for complex ureteral and renovascular injuries since 1963 [ 1 ]. RAT is also an alternative to immediate...
Sergej E.L. Staubli, Livio Mordasini, Daniel Stephan Engeler, Rafael Sauter, Hans-Peter Schmid, Dominik Abt
Urol Int (2016) 97 (1): 91–97.
Published Online: 22 January 2016
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Ureter Stents Urinary tract Cost of illness Drug costs Internal ureteral stents are commonly applied for temporary drainage of the upper urinary tract. Ureteral stents are especially used in the treatment of ureteral...
Urol Int (2015) 94 (2): 244–248.
Published Online: 24 February 2015
...Limin Liao Kidney Magnetic resonance imaging Neurogenic bladder Ureter Ureteral obstruction Urodynamic study Urography © 2014 S. Karger AG, Basel Copyright / Drug Dosage / Disclaimer Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be translated into other...
James P. Blackmur, Grant D. Stewart, Eric A. Egong, Mark L. Cutress, David A. Tolley, Anthony C.P. Riddick, S. Alan McNeill
Urol Int (2015) 94 (2): 156–162.
Published Online: 19 September 2014
.... There was a distribution of tumour loci, with 5 pairs in the renal pelvis or calyces, 1 in the upper ureter and 7 in the lower ureter. There was no matched pair identified for mid-ureteric tumours. While the majority of patients had pTa disease (77%), 1 patient pair had pT2 and 2 had pT3 disease. Mean follow-up...
Andreas Loeser, Tiemo Katzenberger, Daniel C. Vergho, Arkadius Kocot, Maximilian Burger, Hubertus Riedmiller
Urol Int (2014) 92 (1): 50–54.
Published Online: 29 October 2013
... followed up for UUTR. Results: Overall, 403 ureteral margins - including re-resections - were analysed (group I, n = 232; group II, n = 171). One patient (0.85%) in group I and 21 patients (35.6%) in group II had tumour involvement of the ureter (p < 0.0001) at the time of RC. The false-negative rate...
Qilai Long, Jianming Guo, Zhibing Xu, Yuanfeng Yang, Hang Wang, Yanjun Zhu, Yongkang Zhang, Guomin Wang
Urol Int (2013) 90 (4): 384–388.
Published Online: 29 April 2013
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy Ureter Stones Proximal ureteral stones Technological advances have significantly improved the treatment of upper ureteral calculi. So far, various methods have been used including...
Urol Int (2013) 90 (2): 243–245.
Published Online: 08 November 2012
... as in the ureteral area [ 6 ]. Upper urinary tract tumors are very rare in patients under the age of 40 years [ 7 ]. The most common symptoms are hematuria (75%) and flank pain (30%). Ultrasound accurately differentiates between stones and blood clot [ 8 ]. Computed tomography can be helpful in differentiating...
Urol Int (2012) 88 (3): 311–315.
Published Online: 21 March 2012
... in the lower ureter in 50 patients (62.5%), which was comparable in both groups (26 LL and 24 PL). Middle ureteric stones were found in 30 patients (37.5%) which was also comparable in both groups (14 LL and 16 PL). Upper ureteric stones were excluded. Fragmentation time was 44.5 ± 28.2 min in LL...
Urol Int (2012) 88 (1): 60–65.
Published Online: 04 January 2012
... tubes were implanted into the peritoneal cavities of 6 female beagles. At 3 weeks, the tubes were harvested and the tubular tissue covering the tubes was gently everted. A segment 3 cm in length of the right mid-ureter, involving two thirds of its diameter, was removed parallel to the ureteral axis...
Urol Int (2010) 85 (3): 249–256.
Published Online: 24 March 2010
... of endoscopic management of the distal ureter were identified and compared to the open technique. Results: There are no randomised studies. Successful completion of the endoscopic procedure was less (91%) for the ureteric stripping technique than for the other endoscopic modalities (99.8–100%). Recurrences were...
Yun Seob Song, Jin Seon Cho, Kang Su Cho, Seung Hwan Doo, Byung Ha Chung, Se Joong Kim, Won Jae Yang, Ki Hak Song, Chun Il Kim, Sung Joon Hong
Urol Int (2010) 85 (1): 47–51.
Published Online: 16 March 2010
... to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Transitional cell carcinoma Chemotherapy Bladder Renal pelvis Ureter Urologia Internationalis Original Paper Urol Int 2010;85:47 51 DOI: 10.1159/000296294 Received...