Tips and tricks for the management of retained ureteral stents.

@article{Lam2002TipsAT,
  title={Tips and tricks for the management of retained ureteral stents.},
  author={John S. Lam and Mantu Gupta},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={733-41}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Retained ureteral stents, especially those that are encrusted and associated with a stone burden, can be a difficult management problem. We review our experience and the different options employed for treating this complication. PATIENTS AND METHODS From July 1998 to February 2002, 26 retained ureteral stents were managed in our department. The average patient age was 45.9 years (range 8-77 years). The average time the stent had been in place was 10.7 months (range 3-28… CONTINUE READING
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