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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, tips and tricks and describes the specific steps of each approach.