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Ureteric injuries following laparoscopic hysterectomy: A report of three cases

Author Information

R.B. Parkar, MBBS, MMed, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Y. Patel, MBBS, MD, Consultant
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Aruna Chudasama, MBBS, MD, Consultant Obstetrician and
Gynaecologist

Corresponding author:

Dr. R.B. Parkar, P.O. Box 520, Sarit Centre, 00606, Nairobi, Kenya

Summary

The laparoscopic approach to uterine disorders requires greater skills and expertise but may be associated with longer operating times, and complications when compared to the abdominal approaches. Of the potential complications during laparoscopic hysterectomies, ureteric injures are of a major concern. We report on three ureteric injuries encountered during total laparoscopic hysterectomy and review the relevant literature.

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