The Ureter pp 685-696 | Cite as

The Ureteral Stump

  • Harry Bergman
  • Robert S. Hotchkiss


Diseases of the ureteral stump have received increasing recognition of late in determining the proper surgical approach to a diseased kidney. Many poor results, after removal of an involved kidney, can be traced to failure to remove a sufficient amount of ureter when nephrectomy is performed. Since most ureters left behind do not cause trouble, little attention has been paid to the remaining stump [29].


Renal Pelvis Transitional Cell Carcinoma Ejaculatory Duct Residual Ureter Renal Adenocarcinoma 
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  • Robert S. Hotchkiss

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