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What is a distal ureteral?

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at the far end (distal) of the ureter (the tube through which one pees)


the ureter is the tube between the kidney and the bladder.....the urethra is the tube that removes urine from the body ( the tube you pee thru)
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What are the side effects of a ureteral stent?

side effects of a ureteral stent are pressure in the abdomen and escruciating pain when urinating. removal is not painful at all. I've just had a cystoscopy with laser destruc

How is a ureteral stent removed?

Stents are removed same way they are placed, via a cystoscope. Patient is scoped and a grasper grabs the stent part that remains in the bladder.

How is the ureteral stricture treated?

  Initially under anaesthetic with urethral dilators.Then the patient is shown how to do these procedures themselves as stricture are recurring

What is ureteric obstruction?

Obstruction or blockage in the ureter(s); the tubes that transport urine from the kidneys to the bladder.

How do you remove a Ureteral Stent?

it is not advised you do it yourself. Check with your physician or  nurse to have it done professionally. See the related link for more  information.

What is the purpose of ureteral stents?

Following balloon dilation or incision of ureteral strictures, placement of stents maintains the functionality of the ureters. Stents may also be used in the presence of kidne