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Can you tell me the recovery time for a kidney stent operation

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Usually a week: In general your renal arteries 'recover' right away, e.g. If you had renal hypertension due to stenosis it is resolved with the percutaneous revascula ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Usually, yes, but...: at times the final decision is made during the procedures depending on residual stone load, the complexity of original procedures, professional profic ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: I don' see why not?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
32 years experience Anesthesiology
Stent removal: Not all urologists give sedation for stent removal. If it is given, it's usually conscious sedation with versed.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Wrong Anatomy: The double j stent has one end coiled into the bladder and the other going into the collecting part of the kidney. The stent is not related to the va ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Unknown: Ask the urologist who placed it.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamar Jeffery
14 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: It is recommend no heavy lifting or exercising (jogging, swimming, treadmill, biking) until cleared by your doctor.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
Possibly: Any patient with a kidney that has a stent or a 'foreign body' in place may experience bleeding. The concern is how much? Discuss with your urologist ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manohar Ahuja
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: Life long (in kidney artery) or usually three months or longer depending on type of stent (in the ureter) and also depends on reason for stent, but is ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO: Stents places in pelvis of kidney and ureter to by pass obstruction or stone should not cause anal pain , may get frequency due to irritation of trig ... Read More

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