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Laparoscopic intraperitoneal pyeloplasty

Abstract

The description of the laparoscopic intraperitoneal pyeloplasty covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction and hydronephrosis. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: exposure, colon mobilization, dissection/division of ureter, pyelic resection, ureteropelvic anastomosis, end of the procedure. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.

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  • 2001-12-01