Until your kidney stones and the UPJ obstruction are treated, you may require the stent in for a long time to prevent obstruction of
. There are different forms of
treatment for stones
including shock wave therapy (Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy, or ESWL), percutaneous removal of stones under endoscopic guidance, alkalinzation of the urine, and stone basketing. The UPJ obstruction can likewise be surgically corrected.