Ureteric stenting 25 years on: routine or risky?

@article{Lawrentschuk2004UretericS2,
  title={Ureteric stenting 25 years on: routine or risky?},
  author={Nathan L Lawrentschuk and John Martin Russell},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={74 4},
  pages={243-7}
}
BACKGROUND Ureteric stents have been used in urological practice for over 25 years and in many cases have become almost routine. The purpose of the present review is to highlight the uses, complications and risk management issues associated with their use. METHODS An extensive literature review was conducted and knowledge from past experience was accessed to give a summary of past and current ureteric stent use in urology. RESULTS Broadly, there are stone and non-stone indications for… CONTINUE READING

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