Report an error   


HERDIN Record #: PCHRDPC010542 Submitted: 16 May 2007 Modified: 18 February 2013

The improvised double "J" stent: a cheaper innovation.

 Castillo JC,
 Barba RJA

See More

PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to evaluate whether an improvised double "J" stent could function as a "true" stent
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A Fr. 6 70-Cm polyurethane ureteral catheter which comes along free with a standard doulbe "J" stent set was fashioned into a double "J" shape and was used in 24 patients. IT was evaluated in terms of efficiency of drainage, resistance to migration, extent of encrustations, incidence of breakage, patient comfort, and east of insertion and retrieval
RESULTS: All the stents evaluated showed efficient drainage. Only one stent migrated downwards. Encrustations were minimal and there was no incidence of breakage. The stents were well tolerated by the patients while indwelling. Insertion and removal were easy in most of the patients
CONCLUSION: With these encouraging results, this improvised stent may be a cheap viable option for selected patients requiring ureteral stenting. (Author)

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Title
Philippine Journal of Urology
Frequency
Annual
Publication Date
July-December 1998
Volume
8
Issue
2
Page(s)
81-90
LocationLocation CodeAvailable FormatAvailability
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library Abstract Print Format (Request Document)
1. Andriole, G , et, al . "IndweIling double "J" ureteral stents for temporary and permanent urinary drainage: experience with 87 patients" J Urol 131, 239-240, 1984
2. Bolong, D , Dimaculangan, R , David, J . "Local prototype self-retaining ureteral stent designed from a polyvinyl tube: an animal study" Phil J Urol 5(1): 3-11, 1995
3. Hood, C , et, al . "Complications of ureteral stenting" Applied Radiol , 35-41, 1990
4. Bregg, K , et, al . "Morbidity associated with indwelling internal ureteral stents after shock wave lithotripsy" J Urol 141, 510-512, 1989
5. Marx, M , et, al . "The effects of various indwelling ureteral catheter materials on the normal canine ureter" J Urol 139, 180-185, 1988
6. EI-Faqih, S , et, al . "Polyurethane internal ureteral stents in treatment of stone patients: morbidity related to indwelling times" J Urol 146, 1487-1491, 1991
7. Keane, P F, et, al . "Characterization of biofilm and encrustation on ureteric stents in vivo" Br J Urol 73, 687-691, 1994
8. Schuize, K , et, al . "Encrustation and stone formation: complications of indwelling ureteral stents. " Urol 25, 616-619, 1985
9. Reid, G , et, al . "Microbial adhesion and biofilm formatioin on ureteral stents in vitro and in vivo" J UroI 148, 1592-1594, 1992
10. Franezyk, J , et, al . "Ureteral stenting in urosepsis: a cautionary note" Cardiovasc Interv Radiol 12, 265-266, 1989
11. Pollard, S , et, al . "Symptoms arising from double "J" symptoms arising from double "J" ureteral stents" J Urol ,
12. Mosil, H , et, al . "Vesicoureteral reflux in patients with double pigtails stents" J Urol 146, 966-969, 1991
13. Pryor, J , et, al . "Comparison of symptom characteristics of indwelling ureteral catheters" J Urol 145, 719-722, 1991
14. Hubner, W , et, al . "The double "J" ureteral stent in vivo and in vitro flow studies" J Urol 148, 278-280, 1992
15. Kohri, K , et, al . "Characteristics and usage of different ureteral stent catheters" Urol Int 47, 131-137, 1991
16. Ramsay, J , et, al . "The effects of double "J" stenting on unobstructed ureters: an experimental study" Br J Urol 57, 630-634, 1985