What is DJ Stent?
Symptoms, when you have a DJ Stent, placed
Why should the DJ Stent be removed?
What are the types of DJ stent removal?
|Features||The DJ stent is removed with a rigid endoscope||The DJ stent is removed with the fiberoptic endoscope|
|Pain||There is mild and bearable pain.||There is only burning and slight discomfort, but no pain.|
|Position||Extraction is performed in the lithotomy position.||Extraction can be performed even in a lying position.|
|Procedure time||10 minutes||2 minutes|
Diagnosis and Procedure Of DJ Stent Removal
DJ stent removal Procedure
During the Procedure
After the Procedure
Risks and Complications Of DJ stent removal
Frequently Asked Questions:
The DJ stent generally needs to be replaced or removed within 6 weeks to 6 months. Especially after witnessing symptoms like blood in the urination, spasms of the ureter or bladder, frequent urination, etc.
If it is not removed as recommended, it could lead to complications like encrustation, stone formation, fractures, and stent blockage.
Double J (DJ) stents are often removed under local anaesthesia using a rigid cystoscope.
Stents are used for a variety of reasons in patients with kidney stones. To help reduce the sharp pain of a stone or to allow drainage when an infection is preventing a kidney from working properly.
The cost of ureteral stent placement varies between Rs 23,625 to Rs 1,50,000
The immediate collapse of the stent can be caused by vascular spasm and elastic recoil of the vessel.
Most patients reported moderate to severe pain levels with stent removal, with an average pain rating of 4.8 on a scale of 1 to 10.
The stent is removed by cystoscopy, which is an outpatient procedure that takes only a few minutes to an hour.