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  • Impact Factor: 1.989**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2637-4625
  • DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625
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Major Scope

  •  Surgical Procedures
  •  Pediatric Surgery
  •  Hand Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  Surgery & Surgical Research
  •  Surgical Oncology
  •  Aesthetic & Cosmetic Surgery

Abstract

Citation: World J Surg Surg Res. 2019;2(1):1148.DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625.1148

Laparoscopic Ureteral Pyeloplasty for Hydronephrosis due to Crossing of the Posterior Ureter by the Inferior Polar Renal Artery

Hongyan Zhang, Pan Chen, Yili Zhao, Fa Sun and Kaifa Tang

Department of Urology, Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical University, China Guizhou Provincial People's Hospital, China

*Correspondance to: Kaifa Tang 

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Abstract:

A supernumerary renal artery is a common arterial variation that warrants consideration in a variety of urologic and retroperitoneal operations. Hydronephrosis is very common and is usually due to physiological or pathological obstruction of the urinary tract. However, hydronephrosis caused by supernumerary renal arteries is very rare. We report the case of a 21-year-old female with hydronephrosis caused by crossing of the posterior ureter by the inferior polar renal artery that was treated with laparoscopic ureteral pyeloplasty and had a good recovery.

Keywords:

Hydronephrosis; Laparoscopic ureteral pyeloplasty; Inferior polar renal artery

Cite the Article:

Zhang H, Chen P, Zhao Y, Sun F, Tang K. Laparoscopic Ureteral Pyeloplasty for Hydronephrosis due to Crossing of the Posterior Ureter by the Inferior Polar Renal Artery. World J Surg Surgical Res. 2019; 2: 1148..

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