Holmium laser ureterocele excision with transurethral incision of the prostate

ABSTRACT Introduction: Ureteroceles present a diagnostic and treatment challenge in adults (1). With an estimated prevalence of 1/500 to 1/4000, it is not uncommon for any urologist to encounter ureteroceles in clinical practice (2). The incidence of prolapsed ureteroceles in adults is unknown (3). Materials and Methods: We present an interesting case of a 53-year-old male with a 20-year history of obstructive voiding symptoms who presented with urinary retention with a Foley catheter in place. Pre-operative evaluation included a transrectal ultrasound of the prostate which revealing prostat...

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