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Volume 6, Pages 410-412
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2006.81
Clinical Images

The forgotten stent: late complication in a patient with neobladder

1Clinica Urologica, Seconda Università degli Studi, Napoli, Italy
2Chirurgia Generale VII, Seconda Università degli Studi, Napoli, Italy

Received 15 March 2006; Accepted 23 March 2006

Academic Editor: Daniel Batlle

Copyright © 2006 Riccardo Autorino et al.

Abstract

Encrustation constitutes a serious complication of ureteral stent use and can result in difficult stent removal. We report the case of a patient with a retained ureteral stent for 3 years following a radical cystectomy.