A stent is usually removed after two or three days after an uncomplicated ureteroscopy, according to Ohio State University Department of Urology. It usually stays in for about a week after kidney stone surgery, though ma... 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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The risks of procedures that involve insertion of a stent include blood clots, artery blockage, bleeding, breathing trouble resulting from the use of anesthesia or insertion of a stent in the bronchi, and allergic reacti... More »

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The recovery time after a ureteral stent depends on the amount of pain and number of complications, if any, that develop after the ureteroscopy procedure. Most patients typically go home within 48 hours of the surgery an... More »

There are two types of urology surgery, cystoscopy and ureteroscopy, and during both procedures, a doctor inserts instruments into the urethral opening, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and K... More »

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If a kidney stone is too large to pass through the urinary tract, a surgeon might perform a ureteroscopy to remove the stone from the body. Although a surgeon removes the stone, ureteroscopy is considered an outpatient p... More »

Kidney stone removal surgery is called a ureteroscopy and it entails a surgeon entering the urethra through the bladder to break up and remove stone with a laser and forceps, WebMD explains. Recovery time from a ureteros... More »