ureters


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The tubes conveying urine from the kidney to the bladder.
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A nephrostomy was performed and, 6 weeks later, the ureters were reimplanted.
Catheters, artificial sphincters, sets internal bracing ureters, a urine collection bag, the bag urostomijny, ileostomy bag, sets the ureters, implant for correction of penile implant (prosthesis) kernel,
Ectopic ureters are more common in females and present early with incontinence.
Pelvicalyceal System (PCS) and upper ureters of both kidneys were normal and not dilated.
The pathogenesis of ureteral NETs is debated, because the normal ureters are thought to be devoid of neuroendocrine cells.
A similar phenomenon is believed to occur in ureters, causing ureteral devascularization in patients subjected to the same interventions [7, 8].
Complete duplication is described as presence of two separate ureteral orifices opening into the bladder and partial duplication is described as fusion of two ureters before entering the bladder and opening into the bladder with a single ureteral orifice.
Ultrasound, intravenous pyelogram and CT SCAN of abdomen revealed duplex kidney and double ureters on left side with large solid enhancing mass in lower pole moiety left kidney.
5%), but the maximum reported was 20 polyps in a single patient (both ureters were affected).