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Iatrogenic ureteral injury can occur in many different settings, however, the majority occur in the context of gynecological procedures. We present a case of a ureteral injury during vaginal hysterectomy for severe pelvic organ prolapse. We provide a discussion on the diagnosis and management of ureteral injury after gynecological surgery. In addition, we compare and contrast the American Urologic Association and European Association of Urology guidelines and offer a short, concise algorithm on the management of all type of ureteral injuries.
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Name: Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada
Introduction: We conducted a retrospective assessment of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in patients with iatrogenic ureteral injury, who were treated in a specialized medical center. The aim: T...
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