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.
Therefore, to treat recurrent urethral strictures, permanent metallic urethral stents (UroLume, American Medical Systems; Memotherm, Angiomed) have been used.[sup.1]-[sup.3]
Memotherm is a thermoactive stent constructed of niti-nol.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study reporting stone formation in the Memotherm urethral stent implantation area.
Long-term results of permanent urethral stent Memotherm implantation in the management of recurrent bulbar urethral stenosis.