Welcome to the StoneSmart™ case video series where you can learn from your peers who have shared their insights, approaches and techniques to challenging stone procedures and complex patient presentations.

This series will continue to expand with new insights and content intended to further the conversation around evolving challenges you face in your urology department or practice and the ways endourology innovations can advance procedural techniques and operational efficiencies.

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Four Techniques for Placing a Ureteral Stent

Dr. Chew discusses several patient presentations, including a ureteric or a UPJ obstruction, a tortuous ureter, and a drooping kidney, for which it may be challenging to place a stent. Dr. Chew demonstrates four different techniques to successfully place and position the stent depending on the situation. He offers advantages, watch-outs, clinical considerations and describes the specific steps of each approach.

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