Is routine ureteric stenting needed in kidney transplantation? A randomized trial.

@article{Dominguez2000IsRU,
  title={Is routine ureteric stenting needed in kidney transplantation? A randomized trial.},
  author={Juan Dominguez and Catherine M. Clase and Kamran Mahalati and Allan S Macdonald and Vivian Charles McAlister and Philip Belitsky and Bryce A. Kiberd and Joseph G Lawen},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2000},
  volume={70 4},
  pages={597-601}
}
BACKGROUND Whether routine ureteric stenting in low-urological-risk patients reduces the risk of urological complications in kidney transplantation is not established. METHODS Eligible patients were recipients of single-organ renal transplants with normal lower urinary tracts. Patients were randomized intraoperatively to receive either routine stenting or stenting only in the event of technical difficulties with the anastomosis. All patients underwent Lich-Gregoire ureteroneocystostomy… CONTINUE READING