Title

COMPLICATIONS OF STENTINGOF UPPER URINARY TRACT

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1-1-2015

Journal

Urologii︠a︡ (Moscow, Russia : 1999)

Issue

1

Abstract

Restoring the passage of urine through the upper urinary tract routinely is achieved by installing of external or internal drainage. Due to its objective advantages, internal drainage has been successfully used in surgery of the upper urinary tract. This review outlines the problems associated with the use ofinternal stents, namely difficultyin installation, migration, and reflux and stent obstruction, bacterial colonization of the stent, the development of functional and morphological changes in the drained segment of urinary tract.

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