Medical & Surgical Urology

Medical & Surgical Urology
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ISSN: 2168-9857


Abbar M

Abbar M


  • Case Report
    How Far could a Ureteral Stent become a Cardiovascular Danger?
    Author(s): Chafiki J, Janane A, Ghadouane M, Ameur A and Abbar MChafiki J, Janane A, Ghadouane M, Ameur A and Abbar M

    Introduction: Vascular complications involving the ureter are rare and usually present as an arterio-ureteral fistula. They can arise in several situations including degenerative iliac artery disease [1], previous vascular reconstruction procedures [2], extirpative surgery for pelvic or abdominal malignant disease [3], pelvic irradiation urolithiasis, urinary diversion procedure [4], extensive ureteral mobilization and prolonged indwelling ureteral stent [5]. Venous complications during the installation of the ureteral endoprosthesis are uncommon than arterial complications. We report a very rare case of simultaneous ureter and iliac vein perforation with intravenous migration of a ureteral stent through the inferior vena cava till the right atrium. .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2168-9857.1000141

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