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Kidney stents are hollow tubes specially designed in flexible plastic materials. They are also referred to as ureteric stents. Usually, the stent is inserted in the ureter, between the bladder and kidney in an effort to ... More »

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A ureteric stent involves the insertion of a thin tube into the ureter to prevent the obstruction of urine flow from the kidney. A doctor often uses a ureteric stent after the ureter becomes obstructed during a procedure... More »

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Common side effects related to ureteral stents include urinary symptoms such as burning or blood when urinating, a frequent urge to urinate, or bladder spasms, states KidneyStoners.org. Patients may also experience pain ... More »

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