Proximal stent displacement as complication of pigtail ureteral stent

M. Dwayne Collier, Gerald R. Jerkins, H. Norman Noe, Mark S. Soloway

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Abstract

The indwelling ureteral stent recently introduced by Cook offers relative ease of placement with a self-curling end which prevents migration down the ureter. We have seen 4 cases of proximal migration of these stents. The reasons for this event are described. Our experience suggests the placement of a suture in the distal portion of the catheter to allow retrieval of the catheter should migration occur.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)372-375
Number of pages4
JournalUrology
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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