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Upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma and how it leads to other conditions

Upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma and how it leads to other conditions? The urinary system can be divided into sections- the upper and the lower urinary systems. The upper urinary tract comprises the kidneys and the ureters. The ureter is a tube-like structure that transports the urine from the kidneys to the urinary bladder. The human body has two kidneys, and each has its own ureter to transport urine to the bladder. The lower urinary system is comprised of another tube called the urethra and the urinary bladder. The urethra transports urine out of the body from the urinary bladder. These two sections perform the function of waste removal from the body and regulate the body’s water and salt balance.

The upper urinary system

Kidneys: These bean-shaped organs are located near one’s back just below the rib-cage. The position of the liver causes the right kidney to sit a little higher than the left kidney. In a normal adult free from medical complications, the kidney is around 10 cm long, 3 cm thick, and 6 cm long. It alone weighs around 150 gm.

The kidney is actually shaped like a kidney-bean. It has a concave and convex structure on the inner and outsides, respectively. The kidney acts as an entrance and an exit for many, including the ureter, the blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and nerves. The kidney is covered by three pro