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Kidney stent procedure - how long is the average hospital stay for a kidney stent implant?how long do you need to stay out of work?

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Dr. Jesse Chuang
Nephrology and Dialysis 17 years experience
Varies: If you have not had a lot of complications and the stent procedure is elective, you may not even need to stay in the hospital. It is not uncommon to stay a day though. You can usually work right away, but it depends on whether you develop any pain, which will vary person to person.

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Last updated Mar 27, 2020

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