Some of the side effects that can result from the insertion of a urethral stent include irritation of the urinary bladder and a crystal coating on its surface. The irritation causes frequent urges to urinate, according t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

A hernia of the ureter, which is the tube connecting the kidney and the urinary bladder, is called a ureterocele. This hernia develops when the ureter isn't wide enough to allow normal urine flow. A ureterocele usually d... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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