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How do they remove a stent placed after kidney stone removal surgery?
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Dr. Terence Chapman
Urology - Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Two ways
If the stent is left with a long "string" if intended to be short term, this can be grasped and pulled out easily.
If there is no visible string, an office procedure to retrieve it with a flexible fiberoptic scope (cystoscopy) is a rapid and relatively painless method to remove the stent.

In brief: Two ways
If the stent is left with a long "string" if intended to be short term, this can be grasped and pulled out easily.
If there is no visible string, an office procedure to retrieve it with a flexible fiberoptic scope (cystoscopy) is a rapid and relatively painless method to remove the stent.
Dr. Terence Chapman
Dr. Terence Chapman
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Dr. Elliot Reisman
Pediatrics - Urology
In brief: Cystoscopy
Put a scope in the urethra and pull it out. Takes 1 minute.

In brief: Cystoscopy
Put a scope in the urethra and pull it out. Takes 1 minute.
Dr. Elliot Reisman
Dr. Elliot Reisman
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