Is stent placement necessary after uncomplicated ureteroscopy for removal of impacted ureteral stones?

@article{Cevik2010IsSP,
  title={Is stent placement necessary after uncomplicated ureteroscopy for removal of impacted ureteral stones?},
  author={Ibrahim H. Cevik and Ozdal Dillioğlugil and Atif M Akdas and Yoram I. Siegel},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={
          1263-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Ureteral stent placement after ureteroscopic lithotripsy has some advantages and disadvantages. In this randomized study, the necessity of ureteral stent placement after uncomplicated ureteroscopy for impacted ureteral stones was assessed. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 2005 and 2007, 60 evaluable patients were equally randomized to groups with and without stents. Patients underwent ureteroscopic pneumatic lithotripsy for ureteral stones. The operation was completed with… CONTINUE READING
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