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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 106-107

Midureteric knotted stent removed by percutaneous access!

Department of Urology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Parag Bhirud
Registrar, Department of Urology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.95557

PMID: 22629007

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Indwelling ureteric stents are commonly used in the management of upper urinary tract obstruction. A rare complication is the knotting of an indwelling ureteric stent at its proximal coiled end. We present a case of a mid ureteric knotted stent that put the kidney at risk. Stent was extracted successfully by Percutaneous method, after failed minimally invasive methods.

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