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A 38-year-old member asked:

If i had a kidney stone opperation and there was no stone in me, can they still do the procedure and put a stent in me?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
Stone: If no stone is identified on ct scan and there was still suspicion of ureteral obstruction, it may be necessary to perform ureteroscopy to identify another source of obstruction such as stricture. If a stricture is encountered and dilated, it may then be necessary to place a stent temporarily.

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