A ureteral obstruction is a blockage anywhere in the urinary tract. Ureteral obstruction is a curable condition. However, if it's not treated, symptoms can quickly move from mild (pain, fever, infection) to severe (loss of kidney function, sepsis, even death).
Why choose Mayo Clinic for ureteral obstructions
- Experience. Mayo Clinic urologists are experienced at performing minimally invasive procedures, including robot-assisted surgery, to treat ureteral obstructions.
- Outcomes. As a high volume center, Mayo Clinic has a long history of success using advanced procedures that improve your surgical outcomes and speed your recovery.
- Comprehensive care. Urology and and kidney specialists (nephrologists) work together to diagnose and treat your condition.
- Research. Mayo Clinic researchers continue to evaluate new ways to treat ureteral obstructions.
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