A new treatment for urethral strictures.

@article{Milroy1988ANT,
  title={A new treatment for urethral strictures.},
  author={E. J. G. Milroy and Christopher R. Chapple and John E. Cooper and A. T. Alam Eldin and H Wallsten and Andrew M Seddon and P M Rowles},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1988},
  volume={1 8600},
  pages={1424-7}
}
A urethral stent, originally developed for endovascular use, was implanted into eight patients with urethral strictures after experimental studies in the canine urethra. The stent is woven in the form of a tubular mesh from surgical grade stainless steel wire and is self-expanding when released from its small-diameter delivery catheter. At follow-up 6… CONTINUE READING