A giant ureteral stone: case report and literature review

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The article reports a case of a 68-year-old female patient with a giant ureteral stone of 12 cm in length, localized at the upper and middle third of the right ureter. The patient had undergone right ureterolithotomy with DJ-stent placement. Her postoperative period was uneventful. The distinctive feature of this case was that the patient had neither obstruction of urine flow through the urinary tract, nor metabolic disorders that could cause the formation of the giant ureteral stone.

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G. Hayrli

Astana Medical University

Department of Urology and Andrology Astana, Kazakhstan

U. Balpukov

Astana Medical University; Astana City Hospital №1

Email: Ulanbek.amu@gmail.com
Department of Urology and Andrology Astana, Kazakhstan

E. Ainaev

Astana Medical University; Astana City Hospital №1

Department of Urology and Andrology Astana, Kazakhstan

A. Gaipov

National Scientific Medical Centre

Department of Extracorporeal Hemocorrection Astana, Kazakhstan

Sh. Abdugalimov

Astana City Hospital №1

Astana, Kazakhstan

E. Zhienbaev

Astana Medical University; Astana City Hospital №1

Department of Urology and Andrology Astana, Kazakhstan


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