New technique of ureteral stent placement for impacted ureteral calculus: the glidewire loop technique.


Impacted ureteral stones pose a challenge during retrograde ureteral stenting. Multiple attempts to bypass the obstruction with conventional guide wires often fail and may result in perforation of the ureter. We describe a new, simple approach to overcome this common problem by utilizing a retrograde glidewire loop technique. The technique described allows… (More)


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