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Memokath Stents

The Memokath stent is a simple and reliable Nickel-Titanium stent with thermal shape-memory effect for treating urinary tract obstructions.

Safe

  • Simple insertion
  • Suitable for patients unsuitable for surgery
  • Long-term follow up data¹

Effective

  • Thermo-expandable flanges effectively fix stent in place
  • Minimal to no tissue in-growth
  • Low encrustation/migration rate
  • Published clinical data demonstrates efficacy*

Removable

  • Cold water softens the stent making it pliable, and easily removable
  • Low risk of urethral trauma to urinary tract upon stent removal

Memokath has a wide range of stents for placement in different areas of the urinary tract in both men and woment.

Memokath 028  Prostatic Stents

The Memokath 028 Prostate stent is used for long-term treatment of patients with prostatic obstruction and enlargement, the treatment is quick, can be performed with a flexible or rigid endoscope and requires only a local anaesthetic gel which makes it suitable for day case treatment.

Few and only minor side-effects occur upon insertion and the stent does not interfere with normal bladder control.

Indications: Urinary tract obstruction due to benign or malignant prostatic enlargement.

Memokath 044/045 Urethral Stents

The Memokath 044 Urethral Stent is used for the temporary treatment of patients with recurrent strictures of the bulba urethra. The 045 Urethral stent is inducated for treatment of paients with recurrent strictures in the penile urethra.

The stent is designed to remain endoluminal in the urethra long enough to allow complete urothelial re-growth and stabilisation of the urethral lumen in the previously strictured area, and the urethral lumen remains patent after removal of the Memokath.

Indications: Urethral strictures bulbar (044), urethral stricutures penile (045), bladder neck stricutures (045), Detrusor-Sphincter-Dyssynergia (045).

Memokath 051 Ureteric Stents

The Memokath 051 Ureter stent isused for the treatment of malignant or benign ureteric strictures in both men and woment. The treatment does not require frequent stent changes, side effects are few and sympton relief is immediate.

Indications: Malignant or benign urethral strictures.

 

Demonstration Video of Ureteric Stent:

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Reference Material

References

1. Sachin Agrawal, Et Al. The Thermo-Expandable Metallic Ureteric Stent: An 11-year follow-up. BJU International. June 2008.

*Bibliography available upon request.