[Self-expanding permanent endoluminal stents in the ureter. 5 years results and critical evaluation].

@article{Pauer1996SelfexpandingPE,
  title={[Self-expanding permanent endoluminal stents in the ureter. 5 years results and critical evaluation].},
  author={W. Pauer and Herbert F Lugmayr},
  journal={Der Urologe. Ausg. A},
  year={1996},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={485-9}
}
The use of self-expanding permanent endoluminal stents (SPES) in the upper urinary tract proved to be a useful alternative to double-J splints and percutaneous nephrostomy in malignant extrinsic ureteral obstruction. Between April 1990 and August 1995, 65 ureteral obstructions (58 malignant and 7 benign strictures) were treated by implantation of a SPES. The devices used were the Wallstent (Schneider, Zürich, Switzerland; 62 times) with diameter of 7 mm and length of 3-10 cm and the Memotherm… CONTINUE READING

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