renal pelvis


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Synonyms for renal pelvis

a structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney into which urine is discharged before passing into the ureter

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Renal pelvis tumoru on tanisiyla nefroureterektomi yapilmis, kitlenin patolojik degerlendirme sonrasinda, immunoglobulin A nefropatisi zemininde gelisen renal pelvik hematom oldugu anlasilmistir (6).
Pathologies with PUJO had a higher maximum dilation of the renal pelvis (mean 23mm+-11 mm, range 13.
As for the patient with an existing nephrostomy tube, a J-tipped guidewire was passed into the renal pelvis through the tube.
Preoperative computed tomography images showing right renal pelvis calculus in transverse (left) and coronal (right)views.
At one end of the spectrum, there is merely a duplication of the renal pelvis draining via a single ureter.
Kidney lesions were classified according to the distribution and nature in tubule-interstitial, glomerular, renal pelvis injuries, circulatory disorders, neoplasms, birth defects or kidney fibroplasia.
Multicentric small cell neuroendocrine neoplasm of the renal pelvis and ureter with concomitant focal high-grade urothelial carcinoma of the ureter: a case report.
An increase in the anteroposterior diameter of the renal pelvis and a decrease in parenchymal thickness on consecutive US evaluations reflect the compliance of the renal pelvis but together are an indication for surgery when accompanied by loss of renal function.
There was also renal involvement resulting in progressive renal failure as the infiltrative tissue compressed on the renal pelvis and subsequently fibrosed around the ureters.
The classic operative steps were performed for exposure: reflection of the ascending colon medially, identification of the ureter, and dissection of the right renal pelvis (Figure 2).
Common causes include ureteral or urethral blockage by calculi, chronic inflammation and neoplasia of the renal pelvis, ureter or urinary bladder, misplaced sutures (during an ovariohysterectomy surgery), foreign bodies in the ureters and uterine stump granulomas.
RCC accounts for 85 % of all the renal tumors and the rest originates from the renal pelvis or the renal capsule.
These tumors account for 2 to 3 % of all neoplasms and spread mostlyby direct extension into the renal pelvis and the bloodstream; thus, early spread to the lungs is expected.
The diagnosis of prenatal hydronephrosis was made on ultrasound where renal pelvis AP diameter of the kidney was more than 5mm on antenatal Ultrasound.