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January 1934

A REVIEW OF UROLOGIC SURGERY

Author Affiliations

LOS ANGELES; ROCHESTER, MINN.; ROANOKE, VA.; ANTWERP, BELGIUM; LOS ANGELES; SEATTLE; NEW YORK

Arch Surg. 1934;28(1):199-222. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1934.01170130202013
Abstract

URETER 

Transplantation.  —Ormond28 reported that the rectum and lower part of the sigmoid flexure are the customary sites for ureteral transplants, and although the content of these segments constitutes a definite objection, and renal infections do occur, the functional results are reasonably good. Occasionally technical obstacles to the use of the sigmoid flexure or rectum are encountered, making it necessary to use a higher part of the bowel, and in a number of such instances the right ureter has been implanted into the cecum.A series of experiments on animals was carried out. The procedure in all cases was the same: first, implantation of the right ureter into the cecum, following Coffey's technic as nearly as possible; second, about ten days later, removal of the left kidney. The animals all recovered rapidly from the first operation, and after the first day were as active as before. At first, after

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