Intraureteral metallic self-expanding endoprosthesis (Wallstent) in the treatment of difficult ureteral strictures.

Abstract

Intractable and recurrent ureteral stricture presents a continuous challenge to the urologist. We report on 5 patients with severe ureteral stricture who were successfully treated with self-expanding metallic stents. Ureteral stricture occurred at ureteroileal anastomotic sites after neoplasm resection in 2 cases, multiple upper ureteral strictures were… (More)

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