The use of a lithoclast probe for ureterorenoscopic coagulation of bleeding ureteral cancer.


PURPOSE We describe use of the lithoclast device, normally used for electrohydraulic stone fragmentation, for safe ureteroscopic intraureteral coagulation of a bleeding tumor. MATERIALS AND METHODS Intraureteral ureteroscopic coagulation of a bleeding transitional cell carcinoma was performed in an 86-year-old high risk patient. A 0.8 mm. probe of the… (More)