What is it about?
Urological complications in kidney transplant patients are among serious complications. Endourology has allowed for a less-invasive approach to dealing with these transplant complications. Access to the upper urinary tract in traditionally anterior extravesical ureteroneocystostomy is usually difficult if not impossible.
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Why is it important?
A review looking at urological complications after living related donation reported an overall incidence of 8.3% . Newer, more precise instruments have allowed the application of endoscopic procedures to the transplanted kidney and ureter.
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This page is a summary of: Modified ureteroneocystostomy in kidney transplantation to facilitate endoscopic management of subsequent urological complications, International Urology and Nephrology, September 2009, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/s11255-009-9637-7.
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