ureteral stent

ureteral stent

a stent inserted into the ureter to maintain patency in stenosis or in healing after trauma or surgery.

Ureteral stent

A surgical device implanted in patients with damaged ureters that holds the ureter open so that urine can flow freely from the kidneys to the bladder.
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A diagnosis of partial ureteral obstruction was made and a ureteral stent was inserted.
The patient elected to undergo right ureteral stent placement and laproscopic appendectomy.
the pAguamedicina Structural Hydrogel Pediatric Ureteral Stent consists of less than 10 percent polymer material.
The patient had a history of nephrolithiasis and three weeks prior to presentation, had undergone a right nephrolithotomy with right ureteral stent placement and percutaneous nephrostomy.
If the ureter fails to spill on either side, repeat IV indigo carmine followed by ureteral stent placement is suggested.
Patients who are female, pregnant, malnourished, or those who have diabetes mellitus, azotemia, or a ureteral stent, are at a higher risk for CAUTI.
The left ureter was normal but there was a moderate stenosis in the right ureter and a double-pigtail ureteral stent was placed.
Other products in development by Valera include a biodegradable ureteral stent for post-kidney stone lithotripsy and an octreotide implant for the treatment of acromegaly.
He underwent bilateral ureteral stent placement after which his renal failure dramatically improved.
A ureteral stent is unavoidable in common urological practice.
Full range of TPU (Thermoplastic polyurethane) catheters includes Pigtail Drainage Catheter Set, Double pigtail ureteral stent set, Biliary Drainage Catheter, PCN KIT, (Percutaneous Nephrostomy Kit), Dialysis catheter.