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REVIEW ARTICLE

Ureteral Injury in Gynecologic Laparoscopy

Gina Sternschuss

Citation Information : Sternschuss G. Ureteral Injury in Gynecologic Laparoscopy. World J Lap Surg 2012; 5 (1):46-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1147

Published Online: 01-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Purpose

To review incidence, presentation, diagnostic methods, management, significance and avoidance of ureteral injuries in gynecologic laparoscopy.

Materials and methods

PubMed, National Center for Biotechnology Information Database, Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, obstetrics and gynecology journal, google images were reviewed to gather information regarding ureteral injuries in gynecologic laparoscopy.

Results

Ureteral injury is one of the serious complications of laparoscopic surgery, in particular, gynecologic laparoscopy. It is very important to be familiar with presentation, diagnostic methods and management as well as prevention of ureteral injury at the time of gynecologic laparoscopy.

Conclusion

Every gynecologic surgeon has to be familiar with signs and symptoms as well as management of ureteral injury at the time of gynecologic laparoscopy.

How to cite this article

Sternschuss G. Ureteral Injury in Gynecologic Laparoscopy. World J Lap Surg 2012;5(1): 46-48.


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