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Ureteroscopic Holmium laser ablation of a knotted Ureteric stent.
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PMID:  22494009     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ureteric stents are commonly used in Urological practice and have a number of well recognised complications. A rare complication is knotting with associated difficult removal having being reported in only 15 prior cases. Various methods of removal have been described. Here we report an additional case where ureteroscopic holmium laser was successfully used to remove a knotted ureteric stent. A literature review of all previous cases of this rare complication is also presented.
Authors:
Jonathan Nettle; James G Huang; Ranjit Rao; Anthony James Costello
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of endourology / Endourological Society     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1557-900X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807503     Medline TA:  J Endourol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Urology, Grattan St Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3050, +61403042919, +613934258928; jasnettle@gmail.com.
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