Endoscopic Removal of a Nitinol Mesh Stent from the Ureterop
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Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction is a functional or anatomic obstruction to urine flow from the renal pelvis to the ureter that, if left untreated, results in symptoms or renal damage. Most patients with UPJ obstruction are diagnosed in the perinatal period by widespread use of antenatal ultrasound; however, diagnosis is sometimes delayed until adulthood, when lumbar pain, infection, stones, and hematuria might occur.We report a rare case of a patient with a large stone encrusted on a nitinol mesh stent in the ureteropelvic junction........

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4678068/
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