Luminal Obstruction of Double J Stents Due to Encrustation Depends on Indwelling Time: A Pilot Study

Kadihasanoglu M., Kilciler M., Atahan O.

AKTUELLE UROLOGIE, vol.48, no.3, pp.248-251, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0042-118050
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.248-251
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


Introduction Double J (DJ) stents serve as a therapeutic option to relieve obstruction. However, incrustation can be an important cause of dysfunction of these stents. We investigated the relationship between incrustation of DJ stents and indwelling time using a grading system for luminal occlusion.