Fluoroscopy Guided Transurethral Placement of Ureteral Metallic Stents


avatar Song Myung Gyu 1 , avatar Tae-Seok Seo 1 , * , avatar Cheol Min Park 1 , avatar Jae Woong Choi 1 , avatar Jong Mee Lee 1 , avatar Yang shin Park 1

Department of Radiology, Korea University Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

how to cite: Myung Gyu S, Seo T, Park C M , Choi J W, Lee J M, et al. Fluoroscopy Guided Transurethral Placement of Ureteral Metallic Stents. Innov J Radiol. 2015;12(3):e91315. https://doi.org/10.5812/iranjradiol.20269v2.


Ureteral stent exchange is usually performed under both fluoroscopic and cystoscopic guidance. We experienced two cases with retrograde placement of metallic ureteral stent via urethra under fluoroscopic guidance. When patients with double-J ureteral stent (DJUS)have symptom and want to change DJUS to metallic stent, fluoroscopic guided transurethral placement of ureteral metallic stent is a good option as alternative of cystoscopic procedure or percutaneous procedure through percutaneous nephrostomy tract.


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