Double J Stent Replacement
This Double J Stent Replacement course will teach you:
- The replacement of a double J stent.
Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during this Double J Stent Replacement:
- Double J stent dislocation
- Incorrect double J stent placement
With the following tips you might perform the Double J Stent Replacement even better:
- Narrowed meatus
- Instrument introduction
- Double J stent position determination
- Duration until next placement
- Hydrophilic or hydrophobic guide wire
- Correct double J stent positioning
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Step by step
Double J stent identification
Introduce and advance a urethrocystoscope into the urethra until the bladder is reached, after the urethrocystoscope, meatus and urethra are thoroughly lubricated.
Introducing the instruments into the urethra should go smoothly, which is facilitated by thoroughly lubricating the instruments, meatus and urethra. Force should not be used to advance the instruments. An internal urethrotomy, using an Otis urethrotome, should be considered only as final option.