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Treatment of benign ureteral stricture by double J stents using high-pressure balloon angioplasty.
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PMID:  21518608     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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BACKGROUND: Balloon dilatation angioplasty is a minimally invasive surgery for treating benign ureteral stricture. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of placing double J (D-J) stents using high-pressure balloon angioplasty in treating benign ureteral stricture.
METHODS: A total of 42 patients (48 cases) with benign ureteral stricture (42 had benign ureteral stricture) were investigated by inserting dual D-J stents using high-pressure balloon angioplasty. The control group contained 50 patients (57 cases) employing the conventional balloon angioplasty with a single D-J stent inserted for comparison.
RESULTS: The overall effective rate of the treated and control groups was 87.8% (36/41) and 62.7% (32/51), respectively (P < 0.05).
CONCLUSION: This new approach produces a better curative effect than the conventional balloon angioplasty with a single D-J stent insertion in treating benign ureteral stricture.
Authors:
Hua-Liang Yu; Lin-Yang Ye; Mao-Hu Lin; Yu Yang; Rui Miao; Xiao-Juan Hu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chinese medical journal     Volume:  124     ISSN:  0366-6999     ISO Abbreviation:  Chin. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513795     Medline TA:  Chin Med J (Engl)     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  943-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, First Hospital Affiliated to General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing 100048, China.
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