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Furosemide speeds ureteral patency confirmation, but is time savings worth the risk?

Key clinical point: Speeding up ureteral patency confirmation could improve work flow.

Major finding: Use of furosemide reduced time to ureteral patency confirmation by 78.5 seconds.

Study details: This randomized, controlled trial included 145 patients.

Disclosures: The study was not funded. Dr. Patton has no relevant financial disclosures.


Patton S et al. SGS 2019, Abstract 10.