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Techniques of Ureteral Reimplantation

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Ureteral reimplantation (ureteroneocystostomy) is a reconstructive operation during which the distal ureter is reimplanted into the bladder. The most common indications for this surgery are ureteral obstruction, trauma, and vesicoureteral reflux. A basic understanding of ureteral reimplantation is crucial as the surgery is often performed on an urgent or emergent basis. The surgery may be performed via an open, laparoscopic, or robotic approach, and further characterized by an intra- or extravesical approach. A key additional feature is whether a refluxing or anti-refluxing anastomosis is performed. There is limited data on head-to-head comparisons among individual techniques and ultimately the choice is dependent on patient factors, surgeon experience, and the clinical scenario. Relatively few robust studies have been performed in the adult population, and much of the data are extrapolated from the pediatric literature.

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Lai, A., Jones, R., Chen, G., Bowen, D. (2023). Techniques of Ureteral Reimplantation. In: Martins, F.E., Holm, H.V., Sandhu, J., McCammon, K.A. (eds) Female Genitourinary and Pelvic Floor Reconstruction. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-71112-2_52-1

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