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Table 1 Etiology of iatrogenic ureteric injuries

From: Iatrogenic ureteric injuries following abdomino-pelvic operations: a 10-year tertiary care hospital experience in Tanzania

Etiology of iatrogenic ureteric injuries Frequency Percentages
Gynaecological/obstetric operations 91 55.5
  • Total abdominal hysterectomy 63 69.2
  • Caesarean section 14 15.4
  • Excision of huge tubo-ovarian mass 12 13.2
  • Vaginal operations 2 2.2
General surgical operations 68 41.5
  • Large bowel resection (colectomy) 32 47.1
  • Intraabdominal tumour excision 30 44.1
  • Abdomino-perineal resection (APR) 4 5.9
  • Pull through operation 2 2.9
Urological operations 5 3.0
  • Endourological procedures 3 60.0
  • Other urological operations 2 40.0