Number №2, 2018 - page 100-104

Retrocaval ureter: literature review

Polyakov N.V., Keshishev N.G., Grigor'eva M.V., Rudin Yu.E., Maruhnenko D.V., Katibov M.I.
Information about authors:
  • Polyakov N.V. – PhD, Senior Researcher of N. Lopatkin Scientific Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology – branch of the National Medical Research Radiological Center of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, e-mail – nikp73@bk.ru
  • Keshishev N.G. – PhD, Head of Innovative department of N. Lopatkin Scientific Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology – branch of the National Medical Research Radiological Center of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, e-mail- nkeshishev@gmail.com
  • Grigorieva M.V. – PhD, Junior Researcher of N. Lopatkin Scientific Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology – branch of the National Medical Research Radiological Center of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, e-mail- thebrain2009@yandex.ru
  • Rudin Yu.E. – Dr. Sc., head of the group of pediatric urology of N. Lopatkin Scientific Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology – branch of the National Medical Research Radiological Center of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, e-mail- rudin761@yandex.ru
  • Marukhnenko D.V. – PhD, Head of the Department of Pediatric Urology urology of N. Lopatkin Scientific Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology – branch of the National Medical Research Radiological Center of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, e-mail- dimamarukhnenko@yandex.ru
  • Katibov M.I. – Dr. Sc., Head of the Department of General and Reconstructive Urology of N. Lopatkin Scientific Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology – branch of the National Medical Research Radiological Center of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, e-mail- mikatibov@mail.ru

Retrocaval ureter is a rare congenital anomaly, in which the ureter curves around the inferior vena cava. Compression of the ureter by inferior vena cava may lead to obstruction and hydronephrosis. This literature review represents data on diagnosis and treatment of retrocaval ureter.

Authors declare lack of the possible conflicts of interests.

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