Anatomy of the Ureter

This micro skills course will outline the radiological anatomy of the ureter and, where appropriate, illustrate the salient features with specific images from different imaging modalities.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Radiologists

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  1. Describe the morphology of the ureter and its relations to retroperitoneal anatomy
  2. Recognise important embryology and its relevance to ureteric anomalies
  3. Recognise the radiological anatomy of the ureter with modality specific appearances

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.