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What is the procedure for a ureterovesical fistula surgery ?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Rare condition: Ureter runs into the bladder. Ureterovesical fistula has to be between the intrvesical ureter and bladder & is usually a complication following ureteral reimplant surgery. Procedure for repair is a redo ureteral reiplant excising portion of ureter distal to the fistula. This often requires a so called "boari flap", bringing up flap of bladder to shorten length of ureter needed for reimplant.

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