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Technique for Resonance(®) stent exchange in patients with extrinsic obstruction: Description of a novel approach and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22370061     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Malignant ureteral obstruction is a morbid diagnosis and can be difficult to manage. Ureteral stents often fail as the disease progresses. Metallic stents have provided a longer-term option for decompression as they inherently resist compression and require changes left often. However, changing metallic stents is challenging as it cannot be done over a wire as is done with plastic stents. We present a novel technique for safe and efficient exchange of the Resonance(®) metallic stent. We also review the literature on metallic stents.
Authors:
A M Potretzke; H Chang; J V Kryger
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric urology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-4898     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101233150     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Urol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Journal of Pediatric Urology Company. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Department of Urology, 1685 Highland Ave. Madison, WI 53705, USA.
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