Urinary tract obstruction: Ureteral stents-weighing up the risks and benefits

Vincent G. Bird, Philipp Dahm

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Abstract

The use of ureteral stents is an integral part of the surgical management of upper tract urinary lithiasis. Recent evidence suggests that stenting after "uncomplicated" ureteroscopic lithotripsy could be unnecessary, but what constitutes an "uncomplicated" case, and is this evidence convincing enough to change current practice?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-14
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Urology
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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