Percutaneously applied ureteral clips: treatment of vesicovaginal fistula.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Percutaneous techniques to manage urinary fistulas have had limited success. To overcome this, self-closing metallic clips were developed to occlude the ureter. The clips are applied through a percutaneously placed 30-F Teflon sheath. A case is reported in which the clips and new technique were successfully used.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Darcy, MD; Lund, GB; Smith, TP; Hunter, DW; Castaneda-Zuniga, WR; Amplatz, K

Published Date

  • June 1, 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 163 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 819 - 821

PubMed ID

  • 3575736

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiology.163.3.3575736


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States