What is common sheath ureteral reimplantation?

What is common sheath ureteral reimplantation?

Background: When salvaging the upper pole kidney in duplex ectopic ureterocele, primary bladder level surgery with common sheath ureteral reimplantation has the definite advantage of allowing the reconstruction of the entire collecting system through a single lower abdominal incision.

What is ureteral reimplantation surgery for?

The surgery is done to prevent urine from flowing backwards from the bladder to the kidneys. This is called reflux, and it can cause repeat urinary tract infections and damage the kidneys. This type of surgery is common in children for reflux due to a birth defect of the urinary system.

What is ureteral Extravesical reimplantation?

Laparoscopic extravesical ureteral reimplantation is another option in the surgical management of vesicoureteric reflux. It offers a greater success rate and durability compared to injection therapy, while offering cosmetic and convalescence advantages over open surgery in the older child.

How long is recovery from ureteral reimplantation surgery?

If your child goes to school or daycare, they may return when they are ready. This is usually in about 1 to 2 weeks. Do not allow your child to do strenuous activity for about 4 to 6 weeks, or until your doctor says it is okay. This includes riding bikes, playing running games, wrestling, and taking part in gym class.

What are the potential complications with ureteral reimplantation surgery?

This can cause urine to flow from the bladder back up into the kidney. This is called vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). VUR doesn’t cause pain. But it can increase your child’s risk for urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Can VUR come back?

Your urinary tract is a one-way street from the kidneys down to the urethra. VUR (vesicoureteral reflux) is when the urine goes in the wrong direction back up the ureters. Newborns, infants and young children are most affected but, thankfully, VUR usually isn’t painful, long-term or incurable.

What is Ureterovesical reflux?

Vesicoureteral (ves-ih-koe-yoo-REE-tur-ul) reflux is the abnormal flow of urine from your bladder back up the tubes (ureters) that connect your kidneys to your bladder. Normally, urine flows from your kidneys through the ureters down to your bladder.

How do you wake up your bladder after surgery?

You healthcare provider may also start you on medication to relax your urethra to make it easier for your bladder to empty. This medication, called an alpha blocker, is often given to men to relax their prostates. It can also be given for a short time period to men and women to help them urinate after surgery.