CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 95–97 | Cite as

Intra-urinoma Rendezvous Using a Transconduit Approach to Re-establish Ureteric Integrity

  • Hugh AndersonEmail author
  • Faisal Alyas
  • Patrick Joseph Edwin


Ureteric discontinuity following injury has been traditionally treated surgically. With the advent of improved interventional instrumentation it is possible to stent these lesions percutaneously, retrogradely or failing that using a combined (rendezvous) technique. We describe an intra-urinoma rendezvous procedure combining a percutaneous antegrade-transconduit retrograde technique of stent insertion to successfully re-establish ureteric integrity that was used following the failure of a percutaneous retrograde approach. We illustrate its usefulness as an alternative to surgery.


Ureteric disruption Rendezvous procedure Ureteric stent Urinoma 



The authors would like to thank Nick Taylor for the preparation of the illustrations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugh Anderson
    • 1
    Email author
  • Faisal Alyas
    • 1
  • Patrick Joseph Edwin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyEastbourne District General HospitalEastbourneUK

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