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Recent Experiences at the Ochsner Clinic with Transureteroureterostomy

  • William Brannan

Abstract

The anastomosis of one ureter to the other as a definitive treatment for distal ureteral obstruction was first advocated by Sharp in 1906, using dogs and a cadaver as subjects. It was not until 1934, however, that the first clinical application was reported by Higgins(2). Although successful, only five other cases had been reported by 1947, as physicians seemed reluctant to employ the technique either for fear of cross-contamination of the normal kidney by an infected one or for fear of obstruction at the site of the anastomosis.

Keywords

Ureteral Obstruction Ileal Conduit Left Ureter Vesicovaginal Fistula Intravenous Pyelogram 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Brannan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyOchsner Clinic and Ochsner Foundation HospitalNew OrleansUSA

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