AUA 2016: STENTRACKER: A Smartphone application for the prevention of “forgotten” retained ureteral stents (RUS)

San Diego, CA USA ( Forgotten and retained stents are a headache for urology practices and estimates are at 12%. This study describes the use of a novel smartphone platform or APP that facilitates data collection to present RUS.  
The APP can be installed on a smartphone, tablet or computer and can be accessed from any device.  Information recorded includes stent insertion, removal and product description.  This device is being tested in three institutions.

Presented by: 
Wilson R. Molina, et al., 2016 AUA Annual Meeting - May 6 - 10, 2016 – San Diego, California, USA

Written by: 
Diane K. Newman, DNP, Adjunct Professor of Urology in Surgery, Research Investigator Senior and Co-Director, Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health
University of Pennsylvania, Division of Urology, 3400 Spruce Street, 3rd Floor Perelman Bldg, Philadelphia, PA. 19104