Adaptation of Personal Information Manager ( Microsoft Outlook) to maintain an Electronic Stent and Nephrostomy Register.
BAUS ePoster online library. Kailavasan M. Jun 26, 2019; 259501; P13-7
Mr. Mithun Kailavasan
Mr. Mithun Kailavasan
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Complications arising from the 'forgotten' ureteric stents and nephrostomies such as medico-legal and renal impairment emphasise the important of reliable stent tracking. Various stent registries created from Commercial software (e.g. Dendrite, Ureteral stent tracker) have been trailed, however due to their complexity, uptake and maintenance of such registries is poor. Non-commercial stent registries offer an inexpensive alternative.

We present a practical, no/low cost, minimal input stent registry created from Microsoft Outlook.


The stent registry, was created from the 'Task' function in Microsoft Outlook . It is maintained by a single stone surgeon weekly, but accessible and editable by any interested parties. Stent and nephrostomy input is captured using interrogation of PACS . Patient details along with insertion date and due date for change or removal is recorded. Once the due date has been reached the patients are automatically highlighted and the appropriate action taken.


From our single tertiary centre, 1518 patients have been tracked on Microsoft Outlook since its implementation in May 2014. It has allowed the tracking of nephrostomy and stent insertions from multiple specialties and provided a simple mechanism to ensure that they are either changed or removed in a timely fashion and not inadvertently forgotten.

Non-commercial stent registries offer a no cost, simple register and have been shown at our institution to be an effective way of tracking stent and nephrostomy insertions and removals. Our system interacts with our endourologists and can be personalised to the needs of individual urology departments.
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