Bilateral ureteric stents

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Known renal stone disease. Recent bilateral ureteric stent insertion.

Patient Data

Age: 54
Gender: Female
X-ray

Bilateral ureteric stents.

Large volume left sided renal stone disease.

Calcified uterine fibroids.

Case Discussion

Ureteric stent insertion may be performed by a retrograde route ( urologist ) or antegrade route ( radiologist ).

The former is with a combination of endscopy and fluroscopy, the later with fluroscopy alone.

Renal stone disease and malignancy are 2 common indications for their placement.

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Case information

rID: 33349
Case created: 8th Jan 2015
Last edited: 29th Sep 2016
System: Urogenital
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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