Clinical evaluation of double-pigtail stent in patients with upper urinary tract diseases: report of 2685 cases.

@article{Hao2008ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical evaluation of double-pigtail stent in patients with upper urinary tract diseases: report of 2685 cases.},
  author={Ping Hao and Weibing Li and Caiping Song and Junan Yan and Bo Geun Song and Longkun Li},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={65-70}
}
PURPOSE To review the indications, procedures, complications, and related treatments of double pigtail stent (DPS) placement as an adjunct for some types of endoscopic and open urologic surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS From July 1998 to December 2006, 2413 patients aged 8 to 81 years underwent stent placement (2685 total placements). The indications consisted of ureteroscopic lithotripsy (1984 cases), percutaneous nephrolithotomy (329 cases), ureteral incision to remove calculi (71 cases… CONTINUE READING