Proximal Migration of Ureteric DJ Stent: A Case Series
Background: DJ stents are routinely used in urological procedures. Rarely these may dislodge or migrate.
Case Series: Here we report proximal migration of DJ stent in three children with pelvi-ureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction treated with dismembered pyeloplasty. Ureteroscopy and retrieval of migrated DJ stents were performed in each of these patients.
Conclusion: Proximal migration of DJ stent, though rare, can cause significant morbidity and complicates it’s removal. Proper size and positioning of stent is required for pediatric patients.
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