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With a kidney stone to large to pass..They are placing a stint in and making my mom wait 3 weeks before they go into lazer it..Why the 3 week wait?

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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
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In brief: Hope

The stent may allow the stone to pass.

In brief: Hope

The stent may allow the stone to pass.
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Dr. James Krick
Urology

In brief: Stent

3 weeks does seem a bit long for interventiom. Typically maximum ureteral dilation from stent occurs within about 7-10 days.
If ureteroscopic intervention and laser lithotripsy is planned, this certainly could be performed earlier in most cases.

In brief: Stent

3 weeks does seem a bit long for interventiom. Typically maximum ureteral dilation from stent occurs within about 7-10 days.
If ureteroscopic intervention and laser lithotripsy is planned, this certainly could be performed earlier in most cases.
Dr. James Krick
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