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


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Akdemir F., Okulu E. , KAYIGİL Ö.

JOURNAL OF UROLOGICAL SURGERY, vol.4, no.3, pp.117-121, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jus.1539
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF UROLOGICAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.117-121

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.