Minimally invasive treatment of iatrogenic complete left ureter obstruction after hysterectomy

Authors

  • Yigit Akin Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Erzincan University, 24040, Erzincan, Turkey
  • Isil Basara Department of Radiology, Harput State Hospital, 23050, Elazig, Turkey.
  • Aliseydi Bozkurt Department of Radiology, Harput State Hospital, 23050, Elazig, Turkey.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17532/jhsci.2012.53

Keywords:

hysterectomy, minimally invasive, surgical procedures, ureteral obstruction, wounds, injuries

Abstract

The iatrogenic ureter injuries are rare complications and may have serious consequences. The treatment options depend on situations. Pelvic surgeons, keep in mind that this kinds of complications, is very important for diagnosis and treatment, during the surgery. This report presents a case of a patient with iatrogenic left ureteral injury during hysterectomy. The patient visited emergency department of our hospital with the chief complaints of left lomber pain on the 17th day of hysterectomy. After evaluation in emergency clinic, the patient had an endoscopic treatment for iatrogenic ureter injury. The patient is still in follow-up period. We also review the literature and discuss diagnose, treatment, prognosis of iatrogenic ureter injuries. The treatment
options are still developing by technology.

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Published

15.09.2012

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Minimally invasive treatment of iatrogenic complete left ureter obstruction after hysterectomy. JHSCI [Internet]. 2012 Sep. 15 [cited 2024 Jul. 18];2(2):144-7. Available from: https://www.jhsci.ba/ojs/index.php/jhsci/article/view/72