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When did the doctor cut my ureter tube?

When did the doctor cut my ureter tube?

I had a vaginal laparoscopic hysterectomy on Dec. 16, 2009, during which the doctor cut my right ureter tube. I was supposed to be in the hospital only one night and go home the next day, but due to the ureter cutting I had to stay 4 days with horrendous pain.

Can a ureter tube be implanted in the bottom of the bladder?

The doctor could not re-implant the tube into the bottom of the bladder, where it is supposed to be because there was not enough left to reach. He had to re-implant the tube into the top of the bladder. Hoping this will not be a problem down the road.

How big is the incision for ureter repair?

The fluid pocket was drained of about 600cc of fluid. I went home the next day. The ureter still would not heal, so I had to have open surgery with an incision of about 8 inches to correct the ureter by re-implantation.

Can you run a 10K with a burned ureter?

Long story short…my colostomy was reversed and I havve had no issues since, but after 3 stents to heal my BURNED ureter I healed enough to run my first 10K the end of MAy and despite some very ugly scars, went to Mexico with my husband.

How long do urethral slings keep urine from descending?

It prevents it from descending, thereby preventing urine loss. Slings are durable to about 10-15 years but longer term data does not exist simply because it hasn’t been around that long.

How big is the sling for urethral surgery?

The sling is made of a thin strip of polypropylene mesh weave, a common and safe type of mesh used for surgery in a variety of body locations. The width is 1 cm and the length left in the body is usually between 6-8 inches long. There are various methods for placing slings, but ultimately, it must rest under the mid-urethra.

How does TVT surgery help with urethral pain?

Surgical correction of SUI with TVT has been shown to improve sexual function domains such as desire, arousal, lubrication, orgasm, satisfaction, and pain. As a result of the surgery, women report reacquiring self confidence and greater sexual interest after resolution of sex-related incontinence.

How long is the hospital stay for percutaneous lithotripsy?

Fast facts about percutaneous nephrolithotripsy: Typical operative time: 1-2 hours Usual hospital stay: 1-2 days Average number of days before going back to work: about one week Average number of days before feeling back to normal: about two weeks A photograph showing a nephroscope used for percutaneous nephrolithotripsy.