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Transuretero-ureterostomy

  • J. C. Smith
Part of the Clinical Practice in Urology book series (PRACTICE UROLOG)

Abstract

The operation of transuretero-ureterostomy (TUU) is usually taken to mean the anastomosis of one ureter to its fellow across the midline. However, it can be used to describe the anastomosis of two elements of a duplex system or the joining of two ureters as part of a urinary diversion, either with a bowel conduit or a cutaneous ureterostomy (Fig. 6.1).

Keywords

Urinary Diversion Urologic Surgery Ureteric Obstruction Kind Permission Left Ureter 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

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  • J. C. Smith

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