Black-Star offers a unique, patented system for retrieval of a Double J stent without requiring use of a cystoscope, operating room or nursing staff. Black-Star uses an innovative magnetic system attached to its distal loop, which hangs in the bladder and facilitates smooth removal using a magnetic retrieval device.

The benefits of using the Black-Star system instead of traditional ureteral stents are numerous and include

Hospital/Clinic Benefits:

  • Improved patient outcomes
  • Significant overall cost savings
  • No use of operating room facilities
  • Saves highly valuable nursing staff time
  • No need for sterilization equipment
  • Conserving the use of the OR/Cystoscope suite and healthcare team for more complex urology cases

Patient Benefits:

  • Less pain
  • Lower infection risk
  • Higher overall comfort than other stent options

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