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Is it normal to have a ureteral stent?

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Dr. James Lin
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Placing ureteral stent after transureteral procedures for stones or strictures or tumors, etc.
is a common useful practice to prevent unwanted post-procedural ureteral obstruction; of course, it's judged by surgeon. At times, for small stone at lower part of ureter, stent may not be required. So, ask urologist for individual details timely.

In brief: Here are some ...

Placing ureteral stent after transureteral procedures for stones or strictures or tumors, etc.
is a common useful practice to prevent unwanted post-procedural ureteral obstruction; of course, it's judged by surgeon. At times, for small stone at lower part of ureter, stent may not be required. So, ask urologist for individual details timely.
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