A new biodegradable braided self-expandable PLGA prostatic stent: an experimental study in the rabbit.

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PURPOSE The biodegradable PLGA (a copolymer of L-lactide and glycolide) urethral stent with a spiral configuration has been used clinically for the prevention of postoperative urinary retention after different types of thermal therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia. A new braiding pattern for this stent has recently been developed by our group. The aim… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/end.2007.0047

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