Which factors increase the risk of ureteral injury during gynecologic surgery?

Updated: Nov 12, 2020
  • Author: Sandip P Vasavada, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Factors that predispose a patient to iatrogenic urologic injury incllude the following:

Ureteral injuries can be either expected or unexpected. They may be the result of carelessness or due to a technically challenging procedure.


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