Extra-anatomic stents in ureteric obstruction: experience and complications.

@article{Minhas1999ExtraanatomicSI,
  title={Extra-anatomic stents in ureteric obstruction: experience and complications.},
  author={Suks Minhas and Henry C. Irving and Stuart N Lloyd and Ian Eardley and Anthony J. Browning and Adrian D. Joyce},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={1999},
  volume={84 7},
  pages={762-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the role of extra-anatomic stents (EAS) as a means of urinary diversion in patients with ureteric obstruction secondary to malignancy. PATIENTS AND METHODS The technique for inserting EAS in patients with ureteric obstruction was described previously; to date, 13 patients (seven women and six men, mean age 45.3 years, range 22-78) have been treated. All patients had ultrasonographic evidence of hydronephrosis and/or significant biochemical evidence of renal impairment… CONTINUE READING