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OBJECTIVE To date, only few studies have evaluated the impact of ureteral stenting prior to ureterorenoscopy. This study is to clarify the role of preoperative ureteral stenting in the treatment for ureteral stones. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 550 ureterorenoscopies from 1998 to 2008. Patients were classified into two groups depending on whether… (More)
Following surgical excision of a prevesical haematoma, topical negative pressure was used to promote wound closure. The development of a vesicocutaneous fistula at the incision site may have been an indirect complication of the therapy.
After cystectomy two principal types of urinary diversion are used for the surgical reconstruction of the urinary tract: incontinent and continent. In the continent type of urinary diversion, a differentiation must be made between those with and without catheterization for voiding. Besides urothelial cancer other reasons for urinary diversion include… (More)