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Latest Ureteric stent Stories

2010-11-18 14:22:06

Researchers compared noninvasive acoustic pulse with stones removed using a ureteroscope Different techniques should be used to remove single stones that have become lodged in the distal ureter after being expelled by the kidney, depending on whether they are under or above one centimetre, according to the December issue of BJUI. Surgeons from the Department of Urology at University Federico II, Naples, Italy, believe that extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) - which uses a...

2007-07-30 09:13:34

Cook Urology, a division of Cook Medical, today announced the availability of its Resonance Metallic Ureteral Stent in the United States. The device has the proven ability to dramatically improve the quality of life for patients during cancer treatment by relieving ureteral blockage, a painful and often debilitating side-effect. The Resonance Metallic Ureteral Stent is also indicated for most other causes of extrinsic ureteral compression. In addition, the Resonance Metallic Ureteral...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.