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CASE REPORT
Year : 2002  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 83-84

Management of retained encrusted urethral catheter with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy


Department of Urology, Royal Hospital, Seeb, Sultanate of Oman

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E S Srinadh
Department of Urology, Uro-Nephro Ward, Royal Hospital, Seeb, Area code: 111, Postal code: 1331, Sultanate of Oman

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We report a case of non-deflating heavily encrusted Foley catheter successfully removed by extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL). To our knowledge this is the first case of using ESWL to remove encrusted foley catheter retained in the bladder.


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