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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 384-385

An unusual complication of ischemic injury to upper pole ureter during lower pole heminephroureterectomy


1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
3 Department of Paediatrics, Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom

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Ashok Daya Ram
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH
United Kingdom
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.125456

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Lower pole heminephroureterectomy is a common paediatric urology procedure with few reported complications. We report a case of possible vascular ischemic injury to the normal remaining ureter following a lower pole heminephroureterectomy, probably due to both ureters sharing a common blood supply. Extra caution in such procedures is therefore warranted.


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