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How is a ureteral stent removed?

Diagram of stent with string attached

We previously went over how to place a ureteral stent. In today’s post, we go over the steps of removing a stent. Ureteral stents are removed using two basic methods: 1) By pulling on a stent string, if the string … Continue reading

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How is a ureteral stent placed?

Diagram of a ureteral stent in position.

If you ever wondered how ureteral stents are placed, we’ll explain the process to you here step by step. Ureteral stents are typically used in two situations: 1) When a stone is causing blockage of the ureter and drainage needs … Continue reading

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