The surgical management of obstructive stents used for urethral strictures.

@article{Elkassaby2007TheSM,
  title={The surgical management of obstructive stents used for urethral strictures.},
  author={Abdelwahab A Elkassaby and Ahmed Mohammed Al-Kandari and Ahmed Abdulrahman Shokeir},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={178 1},
  pages={204-7}
}
PURPOSE We present our referral experience with patients who had extensive urethral obstruction following UroLume insertion and were treated with urethroplasty. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the records of 13 men with urethral stricture who experienced recurrent obstruction following placement of a UroLume endoprosthesis. In all patients several attempts at urethral dilation and optical urethrotomy failed to overcome the obstruction. Complete excision of the obstructed… CONTINUE READING