Nephroureteral stents: Principles and techniques

Abouelmagd Makramalla, Darryl A. Zuckerman

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Abstract

Nephroureteral stents including antegrade, retrograde, or internal (double-J) stents are routinely placed by interventional radiologists. The purpose of this review is to provide a detailed and comprehensive description of indications, contraindications, technique, and various technical challenges of these procedures. Also pre- and postprocedure management of patients will be discussed including routine follow-up and dealing with potential complications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-379
Number of pages13
JournalSeminars in Interventional Radiology
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

Keywords

  • Antegrade
  • double J stent
  • nephroureteral stent
  • retrograde

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