A ureter is a tube that allows urine to travel from the kidney to the bladder. Each ureter is around 8 to 10 inches long, and it is surrounded by the muscle that tightens and relaxes to force urine down into the bladder, away from the kidneys.
A ureter can get injured during any type of pelvic surgery, which includes
There are many surgical approaches to ureter repair and management. That can vary from simple outpatient procedures that require camera approaches with minimal recovery to major abdominal repairs to needs a long hospitalization and also a long duration to recover.
Every repair is based on several factors that include - the location of the injury, length of the injury, mechanism of the injury and complicating factors, and any other medical conditions that affect the situation. Potential complications of the surgery include recurrence of UTI, urinary tract blockage, obstruction, bleeding, kidney stones, kidney deterioration, blood clots, and urine leak.
The side effect of Psos hitch surgery-
Side effects of Boari flap surgery-
The patient should not do any driving until the catheter is removed.
The patient should not do any kind of lifting or strenuous activity for one to two months.
Yes, many patients need an internal stent which usually stays for about four weeks after the surgery and is removed by the doctor during the follow-up visit.
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