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Ureteric Stent Placement In India

Ureteric Stent Placement in India

Frequently Asked Questions


What is Ureteric Stent Placement?

A ureteric stent is a soft and long tube of about 10-12 inches long and the ends are curved. One end of the ureteric stent is placed in the kidney while the other end is placed in the urinary bladder. The ureteric stent is placed to keep the ureter open and to maintain proper drainage of urine. A stent is used during conditions like damage of the ureter due to surgery or infections, blockage of the ureter due to pressure from nearby structures, ureteral and kidney stones, etc.


What are the advantages of Ureteric Stent Placement?

Few of the advantages of Ureteric Stent Placement are:

  1. Restore normal urine flow
  2. Provides enough time for the ureter to heal
  3. Prevents the blockage of the ureter


What are the indications of Ureteric Stent Placement?

Ureteric Stent Placement is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. Tumors or stones in kidneys or ureters
  2. Tear or rupture of the ureter due to injury
  3. Infection and blood clots
  4. Pressure on the ureter from nearby structures


Who are the best surgeons to perform Ureteric Stent Placement?

A certified and trained Urology Surgeon and a Urologist who is well experienced in Ureteric Stent Placement can perform this procedure.


What is the cost of Ureteric Stent Placement?

Minimum cost for Ureteric Stent Placement in India starts from Rs.34,500

Average expenses for Ureteric Stent Placement in India is approximately Rs.70,000

Maximum amount to be paid for Ureteric Stent Placement in India rises up to Rs.99,000


Cost of Ureteric Stent Placement depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission charges
  2. Consultation fee
  3. Patient age
  4. Type of hospital
  5. Type of ureteric stent


What are the risks and complications associated with Ureteric Stent Placement?

Few of the risks and complications associated with Ureteric Stent Placement are:

  1. Ureteric stent may move or fall out
  2. Ureteric stent may irritate the walls of the bladder and increase the frequency of urination
  3. Infections and bleeding
  4. Damage to the kidney or other nearby structures
  5. Formation of fistula
  6. Narrowing of the ureter
  7. Revision surgery
  8. Formation of stones in the stent
  9. Allergic reaction to anesthesia or contrast material during the procedure


How long does it take to complete Ureteric Stent Placement?

Ureteric Stent Placement may take around 1-3 hours to complete.


What is the success rate of Ureteric Stent Placement?

The success rate of Ureteric Stent Placement depends on the following factors: 

  1. Patient age and medical condition
  2. Experience of the surgeon


However, the success rate of Ureteric Stent Placement maybe 90%


What are the long-term results of Ureteric Stent Placement?

The long term results of Ureteric Stent Placement are:

  1. Relief from pain and discomfort while passing urine
  2. Decreased recurrence of urinary tract infections
  3. Prevents ureteric obstructions


Can Ureteric Stent Placement be detected in the future?

Ureteric Stent Placement cannot be detected in the future as the ureteric stent is removed after a period of time.


What are the options if Ureteric Stent Placement fails?

In the case of failure of Ureteric Stent Placement, the doctor may suggest a revision of the procedure or a suitable alternative treatment options like a nephrostomy.