Abstract:PURPOSE:To perform a quantitative assessment of different types of pelvic ureter tissues with chronic dilation in adults, using stereological methods.
METHODS:We analyzed fragments of dilated pelvic ureters obtained from 6 patients aged between 35 and 67 years (mean, 46 years) who underwent ureteral reimplantation surgery for different reasons. The obstruction duration ranged from 27 to 180 days (mean, 93 days). The control group included fragments of normal pelvic ureters obtained during nephrectomy in 7 kidn… Show more
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