Endoscopic treatment of ureteric strictures: acucise, cold-knife endoureterotomy and wall stents as a salvage approach.

@article{Erdoru2005EndoscopicTO,
  title={Endoscopic treatment of ureteric strictures: acucise, cold-knife endoureterotomy and wall stents as a salvage approach.},
  author={Tibet Erdoğru and Omer Kutlu and Turker I Koksal and Ahmet Emre Danisman and Mustafa Faruk Usta and Erdal Kukul and Mehmet Baykara},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  year={2005},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={140-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the factors influencing the results of endoureterotomy using cold-knife and cutting balloon dilatation, and permanent ureteral wall stents in patients with benign ureteral strictures after different operations affecting the ureter. MATERIALS AND METHODS Over a 4-year period, in 18 patients, endoscopic cold-knife and Acucise endoureterotomies were performed in 13 and 7 renal units, respectively. Eight Memoterm permanent ureteral wall stents were inserted into 7 patients… CONTINUE READING