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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.
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adj ureteral
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 9, 2019-: Ureteral Stents Market by Potential Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific,) - Size, Share, Trends, and Forecast to 2026
(3,4) In particular, ureteral complications have been reported from 4.8% to 9.2%, with ureteral stenosis (US) rates from 2.4% to 9.2% of the kidney transplants.
Ureteral double-J (DJ) stents are extensively used in the management of upper urinary tract obstruction and prevention of complications after endoscopic or open urological operations.
Cause of ureteral obstruction is malignancy in the majority of cases, and treatment of obstructions caused by malignancy has a higher risk of failure with the retrograde approach.
While ureteral and bladder endometriosis are both diseases of the urinary tract, they are not always found together in the same patient.
Ureteral herniation is more often due to an indirect inguinal hernia (80% of cases) rather than a direct inguinal hernia (20%).
Proximal ureteral stones had the highest failure rate for ureteral access at 18.28%.
Physical examination revealed sensitivity in the costovertebral angle and ureteral points.
Whether from the procedure being performed (endometriosis surgery, hysterectomy, myomectomy for ligamentous fibroids, salpingooophorectomy, excision of ovarian remnants, adhesiolysis), blood loss that obscures visualization and must be controlled, or use of energy for cutting, desiccation, and coagulation leading to potential lateral tissue damage, ureteral injury is a well-known complication.
Objective: To see whether phloroglucinol-added tamsulosin therapy exhibits better efficacy than tamsulosin alone in medical expulsion of lower ureteral stone (LUS).