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Table 2 Procedure-related characteristics and follow-up

From: Metal stent for the ureteral stricture after surgery and/or radiation treatment for malignancy

Variable US (n = 32)
Operative time, min, median (range) 75 (40–125)
Length of hospital stay, days, median (range) 7 (4–17)
Total cost, $, median (range) 10,600.2 (9394.4–33,527.4)
 Stent cost, $, median (range) 7558 (7377–7992)
 Anesthesia cost, $ 270
 Operating room fees, $ 2200
Follow up, months, median (range) 16 (8–21)
Stent patency, n (%) 27 (84)
Postoperative complications, n (%)  
Clavien Dindo grade I  
 Gross hematuria 4 (12.5)
 Fever 3 (9.3)
Clavien Dindo grade II  
 Infection needed antibiotics 2 (6.2)
Clavien Dindo grade III–IV  
 Stent migration 4 (12.5)
 Stent encrustation 0