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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 ureteral stents. 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.

Ben H. Chew, MD, Associate Professor of Urology, University of British Columbia, Canada

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