The role of ureteral stenting in the management of surgical injury of the ureter.

@article{Sieben1978TheRO,
  title={The role of ureteral stenting in the management of surgical injury of the ureter.},
  author={D M Sieben and L W Howerton and Mahul Amin and H O Holt and R Lich},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1978},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={330-1}
}
From 1965 through 1976, 35 patients with surgical injury of the ureter were treated by operations requiring ureteral anastomoses. Stenting devices were used in 31 patients with only 2 failures. Stents were omitted in 4 patients with 2 failures. We have been satisfied with and prefer stenting ureteral anastomoses in the management of surgical ureteral injury… CONTINUE READING