Uretheral catheter stent
Externally grooved ureteral stent
Helical ureteral stent
Permanent/retrievable ureteral catheter Patent #: 4671795
ApplicationNo. 06/893381 filed on 08/05/1986
US Classes:604/8, DEVICES TRANSFERRING FLUIDS FROM WITHIN ONE AREA OF BODY TO ANOTHER (E.G., SHUNTS, ETC.)604/524With reinforcing structure
ExaminersPrimary: Truluck, Dalton L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassA61M 25/00 (20060101)
AbstractA ureteral stent kit for inserting a ureteral stent and bypassing obstructions in the ureter comprises an elongated, flexible tubular stent which has a lumen and at least one end set in the form of a hook, a removable tubular guide member sized to fit in the lumen in the stent and having a flexible forgiving tip and a relatively stiff, removable core which is sized to fit within the lumen of guide member and to support the forgiving tip.