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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Techniques to Resect the Distal Ureter in Robotic / Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy



 Blogger's Note: not specific to issue of patients with Lynch Syndrome eg. genetics - specific to types of surgeries

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 While the nephrectomy part of the case is relatively straightforward, the management of the distal ureter and the bladder cuff has been a source of controversy for at least the past two decades. This is, in part, due to the advanced laparoscopic skills required to mobilize the distal ureter to the level of the bladder and reconstruct the bladder defect with laparoscopic suturing after excising the bladder cuff.

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