Any self-expanding nitinol stent used in:
(1) In bile ducts to palliate malignant biliary obstruction; and
(2) In the male urethra to manage obstruction in benign prostatic hypertrophy.
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The stone formation in the Memotherm (Angiomed) urethral stent implantation area is a rare complication.
His medical history revealed previous internal urethrotomy surgery 3 times for the treatment of urethral stricture and the Memotherm urethral stent was placed 6 years before.