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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 353-354

Migration of double J stent into the inferior vena cava and the right atrium

1 Department of Urology, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Radiology and Imaging, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Gujarat, India

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Ravindra B Sabnis
Department of Urology, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.120125

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Migration of a ureteric double J stent down into the bladder or up into the kidney is a well known complication. We recently encountered a case where the stent migrated into the vascular system following attempted ureteroscopy for a lower ureteric calculus. The patient required open surgical exploration for stent retrieval.

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