Ureteroileal anastomotic leaks: percutaneous treatment.

@article{Bettmann1983UreteroilealAL,
  title={Ureteroileal anastomotic leaks: percutaneous treatment.},
  author={Michael A. Bettmann and Philip D. Murray and Louis M. Perlmutt and Willet F. Whitmore and Jerome P. Richie},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1983},
  volume={148 1},
  pages={
          95-100
        }
}
Interventional techniques are increasingly important in patient care. We present new uses of these techniques in each of three patients who had rapidly deteriorating clinical status due to an anastomotic leak following the creation of a ureteroileal conduit. To divert urine flow and to promote healing, large bore nephrostomy tubes were placed percutaneously. Silastic ureteral stents were placed from above to help divert flow of urine, and to prevent the formation of strictures. The procedures… CONTINUE READING

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