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Vesicovaginal fistula repair (laparoscopic/open)

Dec 14, 2021

Vesicovaginal fistula repair is a form of surgical method of treatment that is performed to close or remove a fistula located between the patient's bladder and vagina. A fistula is an abnormal tissue connection or hole. The surgical approach can be obtained vaginally, laparoscopically or through the abdomen.

Varicocelectomy

Dec 14, 2021

Varicocelectomy is a method of treatment for the repair of the Varicocele. Varicocelectomy can be categorized into two important types: Microscopic Varicocelectomy and laparoscopic Varicocelectomy. In microscopic Varicocelectomy, the surgeon uses the microscope to ligate all the small veins and spare the vas deferens and testicular arteries and repairs lymphatic drainage.

Surgery of varicocele:

Dec 14, 2021

Varicocele is a condition that occurs when the pampiniform plexus veins of the testicles in the scrotum get enlarged. Varicocele surgery can be attained in many ways. All these methods of surgery involve blocking the blood flow in the pampiniform plexus veins. The surgery of varicocele is performed in three approaches namely, varicocelectomy, laparoscopic surgery,…

Urethroplasty

Dec 14, 2021

Urethroplasty is considered a method of open surgical reconstruction or replacement of urethra that has become narrower by the presence of scar tissues and urethral strictures. Urethroplasty can be achieved through many ways that are named as excision, primary anastomosis, graft urethroplasty, flap urethroplasty. Any of the above-mentioned methods are applied depending upon the location…

Cutaneous Ureterostomy

Dec 14, 2021

It is a kind of urostomy that is known as cutaneous ureterostomy. While performing cutaneous ureterostomy, the surgeon detaches the ureter from the bladder and then brings either one or both ends of the ureter to the surface of the abdomen. A stoma or a hole is created in the abdomen that is a reddish,…

Ureteroscopy/ Cystopanendoscopy

Dec 14, 2021

The examination of ureteroscopy is also known as cystopanendoscopy. Ureteroscopy is a procedure to look into and resolve the issues of kidney stones. The procedure of ureteroscopy involves the passage of a small telescope, called an ureteroscope is passed through the urethra and bladder and up the ureter to the location of the stone in…

Ureterolysis for retroperitoneal fibrosis (laparoscopic/open)

Dec 14, 2021

Ureterolysis is a method that clears the blockage caused by Retroperitoneal fibrosis in the ureter. The surgical treatment of Ureterolysis for the treatment of retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) can be attained by both laparoscopic and open (long incisions in the abdomen) approach. To prevent any future obstruction, the surgeons wrap your ureters in omentum that is…

Ureterolithotomy (Laparoscopic/open)

Dec 14, 2021

(ALREADY WRITTEN) Ureterolithotomy is the surgical procedure employed for the removal of the stones from the ureter. This surgical method can be attained by both laparoscopic and open approaches. In modern days, ureterolithotomy is seldom performed owing to the advent and rise of minimally invasive procedures for fragmentation and removal.

Ureterocalicostomy

Dec 14, 2021

Ureterocalicostomy abbreviated as UCO is a procedure used to anastomose non-dilated healthy ureter that is close to the lower calyceal system. This is exposed via amputation of the most dependent portion of the lower pole of the kidney, in order to bypass severe per pelvic fibrosis with ureteropelvic junction obstruction or a long proximal ureteral…

Ureterocolic anastomosis

Dec 14, 2021

The procedure of uretero colic anastomosis is simple and is carried out completely outside the colon of the large intestine. This is the joining site of the ureters and the section of the intestine used for the diversion. There is the option of a refluxing or a non-refluxing type, and the two ureters can be…

Ureteroureteric anastomosis

Dec 14, 2021

Ureteroureteric anastomosis also known as ureteroureterostomy (UU) refers to a surgical procedure where the anastomosis is performed on the end to end of the segments of the very same ureter along with performing excision of the defective or injured or scarred ureter. The indications for ureteroureterostomy are marked by injury in the ureter, treatment of…

Ureteric Reimplantation (laparoscopic/open approach)

Dec 14, 2021

Ureteric reimplantation is generally implemented on children who are diagnosed with vesicoureteral ureteric reflux. The surgery to repair vesicoureteral ureteric reflux is described by changing the way the ureter is connected to the bladder by the creation of a new tunnel into the bladder. This surgery can be obtained either by a laparoscopic or open…