Surgical Anatomy of Urinary Segments and Operative Surgical Aspects

  • Salvatore Rocca Rossetti


In the urinary tract the true segments are identifiable in renal lobes, in supernumerary kidneys, and, in theory, in complete or incomplete reno-ureteric duplicity (multiplicity). Those structures correspond to the previously described segment concept: They have proper functional autonomy and proper vascularization and innervation, and their removal, correctly executed, leaves the rest of the apparatus unscathed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salvatore Rocca Rossetti
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  1. 1.Urology DepartmentUniversity of TurinTurinItaly

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