AUA and EAU release new guidelines on ureteral stone management
LINTHICUM, MD. The American Urological Association (AUA) is pleased to announce the release of a new Guideline for the Management of Ureteral
Calculi prepared as a collaborative effort with the European Association of Urology (EAU). This is the first international guideline on this topic, and the ...
Robotic approach to urothelial cancer of the kidney proves to be beneficial for patients
...urologic cases using minimally invasive surgery.
Standard treatment for ureteral
cancer is surgical resection of the tumor, called a distal ureterectomy, or...ing the robotic distal ureterectomy on a 73-year-old man with a distal left ureteral
tumor. She explains, "The patient presented with stage 3 chronic kidney dis...
Robot improves suture proficiency more rapidly for surgeons inexperienced in laparoscopic techniques
...fter the procedure by measuring the amount of collagen III deposited on the ureteral
wall. Only those sutures performed by the surgeon with limited laparoscopic...emonstrated that there was significantly less collagen III deposited on the ureteral
walls of the RALS group compared with the freehand laparoscopy and open ope...
AUA 2008: Uric acid stones may indicate arteriosclerotic diseases
...to develop uric acid stones (rather than calcium, struvite or cystine stones). By retrospectively reviewing the charts of 467 patients whose renal and ureteral
stones were analyzed, researchers discovered a strong association between metabolic syndrome and urinary stone disease and concluded that arterioscler...
World Firsts by Cleveland Clinic Urologists
...(entire kidney removal), bilateral pyeloplasty (uretero-pelvic
junction repair), ileal ureter replacement, and psoas hitch uretero-
neocystostomy (for ureteral
obstruction). Urologic surgeon Mihir Desai, MD,
head of endourology, performed these surgeries, each a world first, trans-
umbilically by inserting al...
Different method of evaluating the urinary tract system reduces radiation dose
...s with possible urinary tract abnormalities who underwent split-bolus CT urography. CT urography identified 100% of pathologically confirmed renal and ureteral
malignancies. Fourteen of 19 confirmed cases of uroepithelial neoplasms involving the bladder were found.
We believe that the use of CT urography ...
Ureteral in Medical Technology
Ureteral in Medical Products
Pediatric Ureteral Catheters
Description: Used for drainage and retrograde pyelogram in pediatric patients. A stiffening stylet is included to aid in catheter placement. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
UroPass® Open Tip Ureteral Stents
Description: UroPass Open Tip Ureteral
Stents perfect over-the-wire placement with a combination of flexibility and rigidity for comfort and control. When it comes to stent designs, UroPass is a proven leader....
UroPass® II Open Tip Ureteral Stents
Description: UroPass II Open Tip Ureteral
Stents have all the advantages and benefits of the UroPass. In addition, a unique 360 degree kidney curl helps to achieve easier stent placement in the renal pelvis or a calyx. The result is a remarkably comfortable stent, ideal for use in smaller kidneys....
Uro-Guide™ Open Tip Ureteral Stents
Description: ACMI™ Uro-Guide Open Tip Ureteral
Stents were the first silicone over-the-wire stents and have a classic Double-J design with an open tip. They are composed of time-tested biocompatible silicone material, which provides maximum patient comfort while minimizing stent encrustation....
Multi-Flex™ Open Tip Ureteral Stents
Description: Multi-Flex Open Tip Ureteral
Stents feature teardrop shaped kidney curls for enhanced stability, long tapered tips and hydrophilic coating for ease of placement, and helix kidney curls for minimized irritation to the trigone. The Multi-Flex advanced design has two material durometers - a firmer kid...
Lubri-Flex® Open Tip Ureteral Stents
Description: Lubri-Flex Open Tip Ureteral
Stents combine a unique polymer material that softens at body temperature while remembering its shape with a chemically bonded wettable solution that becomes ultra-slippery when moistened. The result is a stent that satisfies the need for ease of placement and patient c...
Classic Open Tip Ureteral Stents
Description: All the advantages of Dr. Roy P. Finney's classic stent design with an open tip....
Tractfinder® Closed Tip Ureteral Stents
Description: The silicone Tractfinder provides excellent fluoroscopic visualization. Manipulation of the movable core guidewire flexes the tapered proximal tip for maximum control in negotiating a tortuous ureter. Excellent for long-term patient comfort....
Double-J® Closed Tip Ureteral Stents
Description: The Double-J Closed Tip Ureteral
Stent design revolutionized stenting over 15 years ago. Today, it remains one of the most widely used stents in the world. An exclusive ACMI design allows one-step insertion both cystoscopically and surgically, making it excellent for long-term patient comfort....
Double-J® II Closed Tip Ureteral Stents
Description: ACMI™ Double-J Closed Tip Ureteral
Stents feature patented dual durometer thermosensitive Tecoflex® construction for physician ease of placement and patient comfort....
Ureteral in Medical Dictionary
...ricture of Child Health A-Z. Ureterocele and ureteral
Duplication. Ureterocele and ureteral
Duplication. What is a ureterocele ? A ureteroce... ... Detailed information on ureterocele and ureteral
duplication, including causes, diagnosis, and tre...
...er opening. ... The offending ureter is located, tied off, and gently teased away from its ... Introduction· Bladder Injuries· Kidney Injuries· ureteral
Injuries·Urethral Injuries ... ureter . urethra. Most urethral injuries occur in men. ... renal cortex n. The part of the kidney containing t...
Prune belly syndrome
...iled information on prune belly syndrome , including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment ... Prune Belly Syndrome . Ureterocele and ureteral
... Prune belly syndrome - Overview, Prune belly syndrome is a group of birth ... The underlying causes of prune belly syndrome...
... Nephrolithiasis . This issue provides a clinical overview of nephrolithiasis . ... Nephrolithiasis , Urolithiasis, Kidney stone, Renal Calculi, ureteral
Calculus, Renal Colic ... Calculi (C0042018), Nephrolithiasis (C0392525), kidney ... Nephrolithiasis information by Drugs.com, including Ne...
...t, prevention, and prognosis. Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Inc. ... SLS. FAQ. About SLS. Site Map. Laparoscopic Treatment of Kidney and ureteral
Disease ... ... fully developed PKD, a cyst -filled kidney can weigh as much as ... liver and pancreatic cysts . • abnormal heart valves. ...
Acute unilateral obstructive uropathy
... Obstructive uropathy - unilateral - acute ; ureteral
obstruction. Definition Return to top ... Acute ... Obstructive uropathy - unilateral - acute ; ureteral
obstruction. Causes ... Acute unilateral obst... Obstructive uropathy - unilateral - acute ; ureteral
... Acute unilateral is a sudden blockage ...
Abdominal CT scan
...names. How the Test is Performed ... An abdominal CT scan is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross ... Abdominal CT scan . ureteral
retrograde brush biopsy cytology. Renal arteriography ... An abdominal CT scan is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross ... ...
Ureteral in Biological Technology
Ureteral in Biological Dictionary
... Cancer of the renal pelvis or ureter is cancer that forms in the pelvis or the tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder. A ureteral
stent is a thin, flexible tube threaded into the ureter to help urine drain from the kidney to the bladder or to an external collection system. ...
... Interstitial cells in early renal epithelial differentiation. Phenotypic conversion of tubular epithelia to interstitial cells following ureteral
obstruction ... NCAM+ renal interstitial cells were further characterized by double ... of NCAM+ interstitial cells increased in the init...