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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The DJ ureteral stent has become an integral part of the urological armamentarium.
Objective: This study investigated the role of preoperative ureteral stent placement in reducing the risk of ureteral injury, an intraoperative complication of radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP), and its contribution to the surgeon's comfort.
An ureteral stent or percutaneous nephrostomy tube was placed before evaluating the renal functions.
If the ureter is partially transected, place a ureteral stent over a guidewire and place interrupted sutures through both ends of the defect and then cover with omentum.
At the end of the procedure, a 5F or 6F D-J ureteral stent was placed in all the cases, which usually was removed within 1 month postoperatively.
In the two traditional procedures, the IR first implants a nephrostomy catheter to externally drain urine and in the second procedure exchanges the nephrostomy catheter for an internal ureteral stent to circumvent the blockage.
In the majority of cases, a ureteral stent is placed to allow the kidney to drain while edema in the ureter decreases.
In our case, percutaneous drainage of the urinoma and ureteral stent alone were not effective due to the peculiar nature of the injury (i.
colour code brache: blue, colour code stem: blue,Disposable Extended needle electrode compatible with Electrosurgical Energy System,Disposable Needle Electrode compatible with Electrosurgical Energy System Model: Force Triad Energy Platform Make: Covidien,Double J closed ended long duration ureteral stent made of polyurethane 6F 26cm.
Arham was diagnosed with multiple kidney stones and had to have a ureteral stent to help him pass urine.
We present the case of a 54-year-old woman with past medical history of stage IIB squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix, pelvic radiation therapy 16 years earlier, chronic renal insufficiency, chronic pyelonephritis, solitary left kidney, left ureteral stricture, frequent ureteral stent exchanges, left percutaneous nephrostomy tube, and colovesical and vesicovaginal fistulae.