Ureteral stents and their use in endourology.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Ureteral stents have assisted urologists in the performance of surgery of the urinary tract for many years. They can have both diagnostic and therapeutic value, but are used most frequently as adjuncts to endoscopic or minimally invasive procedures. This review provides an update of the current uses for ureteral stents, technology of biomaterials, complications associated with indwelling ureteral stents and the future of stents in urology.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Auge, BK; Preminger, GM

Published Date

  • May 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 217 - 222

PubMed ID

  • 11953677

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0963-0643

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00042307-200205000-00007


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States