What are the indications for ureteral injury evaluation following gynecologic surgery?

Updated: Nov 12, 2020
  • Author: Sandip P Vasavada, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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The indications for evaluation of ureteral injury following gynecologic procedures include the following:

  • Loin or costovertebral angle tenderness
  • Unexplained fever
  • Persistent abdominal distention
  • Unexplained hematuria
  • Escape of watery fluid through the vagina
  • Appearance of a lower abdominal or pelvic mass
  • Oliguria or elevated serum creatinine levels

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