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Title: Ureterolysis  
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Subject: Nephrotomy, Nephroscopy, Urethropexy, Retrograde urethrogram, Ureterostomy
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Ureterolysis is a surgical procedure aimed at exposing the ureter in order to free it from external pressure or adhesions or to avoid injury to it during pelvic surgery, most often hysterectomy. The procedure can be done during open or laparoscopic surgery.[1]


  1. ^ Walid MS, Heaton RL (2009). "Laparoscopic ureterolysis and dissection of the paravesical space for deeply scarred adnexal masses". Arch Gynecol Obstet 282 (2): 173–175.  

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