Blind-ending branches of bifid ureters.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Three new cases are utilized to illustrate the anatomy, embryology, and symptomatology of blind-ending branches of bifid ureters. Diagnosis can usually be made by intravenous pyelogram. The complications are recurrent urinary tract infections, calculi, and hydroureteronephrosis. Selection of management by observation, resection, nephroureterectomy, or ureterolithotomy is discussed. The specific techniqie for simple resection is stressed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Peterson, LJ; Grimes, JH; Weinerth, JL; Glenn, JF

Published Date

  • February 1, 1975

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 191 - 195

PubMed ID

  • 1114554

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1114554

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0090-4295

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0090-4295(75)90008-4


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States