PMID: 591271Nov 1, 1977

Experimental study with the Scurasil ureteral prosthesis

Investigative Urology
S FitzigP D Zimskind


The latest generation of Scurasil (dimethylpolisoxane) ureteral prosthesis was used in six dogs as a model for internal urinary diversion in patients with metastatic disease. It was found to cause minimal reaction but carried a high complication rate, including stone formation, end-stage pyelonephritis, and hydronephrosis. Although technically easy to use, modifications in design are necessary prior to use in humans.

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