Calculus formation and ureteral obstruction after ileal conduit construction using autosuture stapling device.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A case is presented of ureteral obstruction by a calculus-encrusted staple in a patient undergoing urinary diversion. This leads us to recommend that when an ileal conduit is constructed using the autosuture stapling device the staple suture line be excised from both ends of the isolated loop and the butt end of the ileal conduit be closed with absorbable material.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Webster, GD; Henry, HH; Tomlin, EM

Published Date

  • December 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 571 - 573

PubMed ID

  • 3686775

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0090-4295

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0090-4295(87)90439-0


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States