The Role of Pre-stenting for Ureteroscopy
Many authors have investigated the role of ureteric stents after ureteroscopy. However, only few studies have evaluated the use of pre-stenting. This is defined as the insertion of a ureteral stent, by a separate procedure, prior to undertaking a planned ureteroscopy. This chapter discusses the advantages, disadvantages, and technical aspects of placing a stent before ureteroscopy.
KeywordsStent Placement Renal Stone Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Stone Size Ureteric Stents
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