Ureteral compression and obstruction by spine rods

Jayesh K. Hari, J. Michael Zerin, Mervyn Cohen, Kosmos Kayes, Richard C. Rink

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We present a case of extrinsic compression of a ureter by spinal fixation hardware and adjacent fibrosis that resulted in progressive obstructive hydronephrosis, loss of renal function, and, ultimately, nephrectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-116
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 1998

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Hari, J. K., Zerin, J. M., Cohen, M., Kayes, K., & Rink, R. C. (1998). Ureteral compression and obstruction by spine rods. Pediatric Radiology, 28(2), 115-116. https://doi.org/10.1007/s002470050308