A Missed Ureteral Injury Secondary to Aortic Aneurysm Surgery: Could a Correct Diagnostic Approach Avoid Serious Complications?

Giovanni Luca Giliberto
2017 Urology & Nephrology Open Access Journal  
Ureteral injuries represent a complication during retroperitoneal and pelvic surgery; in particular, gynaecologic surgery is at the first place among causes of ureteral lesions. However, another cause of ureteral injuries could be associated with vascular surgery. We describe a case of a missed ureteral injury after an elective operation of aortic aneurysm repair with caused very serious complications in a patient in good health status. A correct diagnostic approach could avoid serious
more » ... id serious complications helping to reduce hospitalization time.
doi:10.15406/unoaj.2017.04.00131 fatcat:3lhva2ayx5e63i63a47x3tqhlm