Minimally Invasive Approaches to Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction

David Canes, Andre Berger, Matthew T. Gettman, Mihir M. Desai

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This review covers minimally invasive treatments for ureteropelvic junction obstruction in the adult, including endopyelotomy (antegrade and retrograde), endopyeloplasty, laparoscopic pyeloplasty, and robotic pyeloplasty. The relevant literature is summarized, and a rational algorithm for management is proposed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)425-439
Number of pages15
JournalUrologic Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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