The ureters may become blocked as a result of a number of conditions, including:
A ureteral stent may also be placed during or after urinary tract surgery to provide a mold around which healing can occur, to divert urine away from areas of leakage, to manipulate kidney stones or prevent stones from moving prior to treatment, or to make the ureters more easily identifiable during surgical procedures.
Features & Advantages:
Manufactured from implant tested, Medical Grade Polymer.
Used for the temporary internal drainage from the ureteropelvic junction to the bladder.
Highly radiopaque for better visualization and has an extremely low encrustation tendency.
Stents are tapered at both the ends, which helps in easy penetration to the exact location.
Available in two version:
The open end allows placement over a guidewire for negotiation of a tortuous ureter.
The Closed end used for drainage and retrograde uretero pyelography.