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April 1927

A REVIEW OF UROLOGIC SURGERY

Author Affiliations

LOS ANGELES; ROCHESTER, MINN.; ROANOKE, VA.; TORONTO; ANTWERP, BELGIUM; LOS ANGELES

Arch Surg. 1927;14(4):934-954. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1927.01130160143008
Abstract

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Ureteral Transplantation.  —Smitten25 compiled 318 cases of implantation of the ureters into the intestine, not including the Maydl type of operation. Two hunded and twenty-two were in women, and forty-nine in men. The statistics of the operations were as follows: fistula of the bladder, 156 cases, with death in thirty-four (21.8 per cent); anomalous conditions, fifty-eight cases, with death in eighteen (31 per cent); malignant tumors, ninety-eight cases, with death in sixty-one (63 per cent); inflammatory processes, four cases, with death in three (75 per cent). Of the total number of patients, 116 died and 200 recovered; in two cases the result was not known. Thirty patients died from peritonitis, twenty-one from urinary infection, five from pneumonia and three from tuberculosis. The late results from six months to ten years were known in seventy-one cases. In six of these death was caused by renal insufficiency; in three by

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