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Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2002 June;54(2):127-8

Copyright © 2002 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Iatrogenic bladder stone formation on absorbable suture 3-years after radical prostatectomy

Cursio R., Choquenet C.

From the Service d’Urologie Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace de Monaco - Monaco


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Vesical cal­cu­li for­ma­tion on ab­sorb­able su­tures is ­rare. The ­case of a 68-­year-old ­white man, who had ­formed a ­large blad­der ­stone on ab­sorb­able su­ture 3 ­years af­ter rad­i­cal pros­ta­tec­to­my, is re­port­ed. Endoscopic lith­o­trip­sy of the blad­der cal­cu­li was per­formed and the su­ture was re­moved.

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