Ureteral stents increase risk of postoperative acute kidney injury following colorectal surgery


Ureteral stents are commonly placed before colorectal resection to assist in identification of ureters and prevent injury. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common cause of morbidity and increased cost following colorectal surgery. Although previously associated with reflex anuria, prophylactic stents have not been found to increase AKI. We sought to determine… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-018-6054-y


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