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Successful removal of an encrusted metallic ureteral stent using a disposable ureteroscope and Ho:YAG laser lithotripsy

  • Takashi KawaharaEmail author
  • Kota Kobayashi
  • Shinnosuke Kurora
  • Masahiro Yao
  • Hiroji Uemura
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare no conflict of interest in association with the present study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of UrologyYokohama City University Medical CenterYokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Renal TransplantationYokohama City University Medical CenterYokohamaJapan
  3. 3.Department of UrologyYokohama City University Graduate School of MedicineYokohamaJapan

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