Diagnosis of urinary leak following abdominal total hysterectomy using renal scintigraphy

Sophie Lantsberg, Irina Rachinsky, Ludmila Boguslavsky, Benjamin Piura

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Surgical trauma to the urinary system is a relatively rare complication following gynecological surgery. A case of urinary leak from rupture of the bladder following abdominal hysterectomy was diagnosed by Tc-99m-DTPA renal scintigraphy and confirmed by direct radio-isotopic cystography. Renal scintigraphic techniques should be very helpful in early diagnosis of surgical damage to the urinary tract. Copyright (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-13
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Abdominal hysterectomy
  • Renal scintigraphy
  • Surgical complications
  • Urinary leak

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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