Ureteral Stent

Ureteral Stents – What you need to know

What is a ureteral stent?

Ureteral stents are small tubes inserted into the ureter to treat or prevent a blockage that prevents the flow of urine from the kidney to the bladder. The most common reason for ureteral stents is the treatment of kidney stones. Below are the answers to some of the questions we receive about ureteral stents.

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4 Saint Patrick’s Day Bladder Irritants

Saint Patrick’s day is around the corner and with it some traditional Irish food dishes. But, some of these tasty foods can irritate your bladder. This is especially true if you have overactive bladder or interstitial cystitis. Both conditions can cause sudden urges to urinate; even when the bladder isn’t full. Some people are able to reduce these urges by avoiding certain foods.
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Urology San Antonio Introduces New Biopsy Technology

Peace of mind is important.  It’s even more important when you’re making decisions about your health.  Thanks to new technology, that’s getting easier for Urology San Antonio patients.  It’s called “Fusion Biopsy,” and it’s the most powerful and accurate tool in Prostate Cancer Detection.

Our Stone Oak location has moved!

On July 25th, 2016  Urology San Antonio opened it’s brand new, stand-alone, state-of-the-art facility on Meisner road.  The opening of the new urology clinic coincides with the closure of our two clinics on Sonterra Blvd.

New BPH Treatment: Rezum Therapy

New BPH Treatment: After FDA Approval, San Antonio Doctor Becomes First Certified Provider in United States

A San Antonio doctor has become the first in the United States to be certified in performing a new BPH treatment for men with an enlarged prostate.  In late November, Urology San Antonio’s Dr. Christopher Cantrill successfully completed the requirements that made him the first Urologist in the nation to become a certified provider of the Rezūm (pronounced ruh-ZOOM) treatment for BPH.

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