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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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Meaning of distal?

  In medical terms it would be furthest away from the centre/main part. i.e. the distal part of the finger would be the end of the finger.

Why are ureteral stents used?

A ureter may become obstructed as a result of a number of conditions including kidney stones, tumors, blood clots, postsurgical swelling, or infection. A ureteral stent is pla

The shoulder is distal to the hand?

Distal means closer to the bodies trunk. So no the hand is distal to the shoulder the shoulder is proximal to the hand.

What is distal circulation?

Distal circulation refers to circulation that occurs at the  furthest point of the central core. This includes the arms and  legs.

What are ureteral stents?

thin catheters threaded into segments of the ureter that carry urine, produced by the kidney, either down into the bladder internally, or to an external collection system.