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 (yo͝o-rē′tər, yo͝or′ĭ-tər)
The long, narrow duct that conveys urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder or cloaca.

[New Latin ūrētēr, from Greek ourētēr, from ourein, to urinate.]

u·re′ter·al, u′re·ter′ic (yo͝or′ĭ-tĕr′ĭk) adj.


adj ureteral
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Prescribe tamsulosin for stone expulsion in patients with distal ureteral stones 5 to 10 mm in size.
A CT scan showed bilateral ureteral obstruction; an interventional radiology study confirmed a blockage due to severance of both ureters.
Contract notice: supply of ureteral ureteral guards, urology guides, urinary stress incontinence strips, strips for the treatment of prolapsed uterus.
Indications for DJ ureteral stents were oedema and stone fragmentation in 114 patients, stricture in 38 patients and gross hydronephrosis in 18 patients.
It has been reported that placing ureteral stents during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy particularly in patients with a large median lobe after the incision of the anterior bladder neck makes the ureteral dissection procedure safer.
Background and Objective: Obstructive ureteral pathologies in adult patients are most commonly due to ureteral strictures and secondary to surgical interventions.
Ureter tas ve tumorlerini taklit edebilen intraluminal ureteral debris, hematom veya yabanci cisim oldukca nadir gorulen durumlardir.
Plain radiography of the kidney, ureter, and bladder demonstrated ureteral stones in the right distal location (figure 1).
According to the latest Canadian Urological Association guidelines for management of ureteral stones, patients presenting with ureteral stones <5 mm could be managed conservatively, provided that they don't have infectious symptoms, intolerable pain, or a threat to renal function.
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of treatment for proximal ureteral stones with pneumatic lithotripsy compared to holmium: yttrium-aluminum-garnet (HO: YAG) laser therapy.
s ConvertX Nephroureteral Stent System for treatment of ureteral obstructions, the company said on Wednesday.
The cystic and ureteral content showed high signal on T1-weighted images (Figure 2C) and low signal on T2-weighted images (Figures 2A and 2B) suggestive of rich proteinaceous material.