What happens when ureteral stents are forgotten?

April 28, 2015

13OUT OF 100 ureteral stents will be forgotten. 10 OF THESE 13 will become encrusted, resulting in increased risk of infection and obstruction. Requiring an average of 2 SURGICAL PROCEDURES for stent removal. When a digital tracking tool is used, forgotten stents are DRAMATICALLY REDUCED TO Fewer than 1 in 100 of these stents become encrusted.

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