Application of memory metallic stents to urinary tract disorders in pediatric patients.

@article{Kamata2005ApplicationOM,
  title={Application of memory metallic stents to urinary tract disorders in pediatric patients.},
  author={Shinkichi Kamata and Noriaki Usui and Masafumi Kamiyama and Akihiro Yoneda and Yuko Tazuke and Takaharu Ooue},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={E43-5}
}
The use of memory metallic stents for the urinary tract in pediatric patients has not been reported. The authors report on 2 patients with urinary tract disorders who were successfully treated with a memory metallic stent. A thermoexpandable, nickel-titanium alloy stent was placed at the urethroureteral junction of a 4-year-old boy with ureteral stenosis associated with cloacal exstrophy for 18 months and at the urethra of a 2-year-old girl with ischuria after a repair of cloacal anomaly for 6… CONTINUE READING

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