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The Urinary System — Anatomy

All our cells use a variety of proteins in order to function.  When proteins break down, a waste product called “urea” is formed, consisting mainly of nitrogen in the form of ammonia.  The Urinary System gets rid of this. See the Diagram below: Our two Kidneys are giant filters; every day, about 30-35 gallons of […]

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Ureter Endometriosis

Anatomy of the urinary system and distribution of disease across its organs are  presented on the ‘Overview’ page. It is recommended to read the ‘Overview’ page first. Over one hundred years ago, Cullen TS described the first published case of ureter disease in “Adenomyosis of the rectovaginal septum” (Johns Hopkins Hospital Bulletin, 1917).  Very slow […]