Antegrade internal ureteral stenting: A technical refinement

J. C. Hackethorn, S. R. Boren, C. T. Dotter, J. Rosch

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A pliable, easy to place, double pigtail, internal ureteral stent made of elastomeric polyurethane is described. The tapered distal pigtail end minimizes bladder irritation and the combination of a pusher and absorbable suture enables optimal placement of the proximal pigtail end in the renal pelvis. Ten stents used in eight patients remained functional without bladder irritation for a mean period of 8 months (range, 2-14 months).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)827-828
Number of pages2
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Hackethorn, J. C., Boren, S. R., Dotter, C. T., & Rosch, J. (1985). Antegrade internal ureteral stenting: A technical refinement. RADIOLOGY, 156(3), 827-828.