Genitourinary System



A comprehensive overview of gynecological and urological surgical imaging is beyond the scope of this book. This chapter will focus on areas of genitourinary imaging applicable to abdominal and pelvic surgery in general, namely, urinary diversions and iatrogenic injuries to the urinary tract. Urinary diversions can be encountered as part of gastrointestinal, urological, or gynecological procedures, particularly oncological surgery within these disciplines. Complications affecting genitourinary structures can arise secondary to any intra-abdominal or pelvic surgery, and therefore imaging features of ureteric and bladder injuries will also be discussed.


Urinary Diversion Parastomal Hernia Ureteric Injury Bladder Injury Ileal Conduit 
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I would like to thank Dr. Henry Irving (Consultant Radiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust) for his help with the chapter and his kind permission for the use of many of the images.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyYork NHS TrustYorkUK

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