Early and late complications of double pigtail ureteral stent.

  title={Early and late complications of double pigtail ureteral stent.},
  author={Rocco Damiano and Andrea Oliva and Ciro Esposito and Marco de Sio and Riccardo Autorino and M D'armiento},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  volume={69 2},
OBJECTIVES To analyze the early and late complications of indwelling ureteral stents in a series of 146 patients with nephroureteral lithiasis. MATERIALS AND METHODS 146 patients with obstructing nephrolitiasis were treated for urinary diversion with double pigtail ureteral stent before extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and following ureterorenoscopic treatment of lithiasis. All patients were scheduled for stent removal or replacement at specific 3-month intervals until stone-free… CONTINUE READING


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