publication . Article . 2017

The Effect of Ureteral Stent Placement Before Radical Prostatectomy on the Safety of Ureteral Dissection and the Surgeon’s Comfort

Fatih Akdemir; Emrah Okulu; Önder Kayıgil;
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  • Published: 15 Sep 2017 Journal: Journal of Urological Surgery, volume 4, pages 117-121 (issn: 2148-9580, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Galenos Yayinevi
Abstract
Objective: This study investigated the role of preoperative ureteral stent placement in reducing the risk of ureteral injury, an intraoperative complication of radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP), and its contribution to the surgeon’s comfort. Materials and Methods: Open RRP was performed in 66 patients diagnosed with localized prostate cancer in our clinic between 2010 and 2015. The patients were divided into two groups; group 1 (n=34) underwent surgery without ureteral stent placement and group 2 (n=32) had surgery following the placement of a ureteral stent. The cases were preoperatively evaluated by suprapubic and transrectal ultrasonography. Perioperativ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: surgical procedures, operativeurologic and male genital diseasesfemale genital diseases and pregnancy complicationsurogenital system
free text keywords: Dissection, Prostatectomy, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Stent, Prostatic neoplasms, ureter, stents, RD1-811, Diseases of the genitourinary system. Urology, RC870-923
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