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Ureteral Obstruction Summary

Description: Blockage in any part of the URETER causing obstruction of urine flow from the kidney to the URINARY BLADDER. The obstruction may be congenital, acquired, unilateral, bilateral, complete, partial, acute, or chronic. Depending on the degree and duration of the obstruction, clinical features vary greatly such as HYDRONEPHROSIS and obstructive nephropathy.

Also Known As: Obstruction, Ureteral; Obstructions, Ureteral; Ureteral Obstructions

Networked: 1692 relevant articles (105 outcomes, 185 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ureteral Obstruction

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGF-beta) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 37 results : IBA
  2. atorvastatin (Lipitor) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 2
  3. aliskiren : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 3
  4. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM) : 2 outcomes 10 studies in 114 results : IBA
  5. Succimer (Dimercaptosuccinic Acid) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 2
  6. urinastatin (MR 20) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
  7. Creatinine : 2 outcomes 1 study in 25 results : IBA
  8. Pregnenolone Carbonitrile (PCN) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 11 results : IBA
  9. Tamoxifen : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : FDA 12 Generic
  10. tranilast (N 5') : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Ureteral Obstruction

  1. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  2. Inflammation
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  4. Hydronephrosis
  5. Renal Insufficiency (Renal Failure)
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Key Therapies for Ureteral Obstruction

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  1. Stents : 24 outcomes 12 studies in 227 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 14 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 38 results
  4. Urinary Diversion (Ileal Conduit) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 44 results
  5. Nephrectomy : 2 outcomes 1 study in 34 results
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