Munich, Germany (UroToday.com) In today’s prostate cancer poster session at the 2016 EAU annual meeting, Dr. Maderthaner and colleagues presented their work on comparative effectiveness of two different templates for pelvic lymph node dissection at the time of radical prostatectomy.
Munich, Germany (UroToday.com) Cystoscopy is the most common urologic procedure. Traditionally cystoscopies are performed with irrigation fluid in order to extend the bladder. Yu and colleagues compared the use of sterile air during cystoscopy. Pressure measurements were performed and overall feasibility and safety was evaluated.
Munich, Germany (UroToday.com) Cystoscopy and ureteroscopy is the most commonly performed urologic procedures. Traditionally flexibile or rigid scopes are used for the procedure. Average lifespan of a flexible scope is about 20 procedures and associated with significant cost and maintenance.
Munich, Germany (UroToday.com) Stent placement is one of the most common procedures in urology. Stent requires a removal following a certain period of time. Traditionally stents are removed via inserting a grasper into the cystoscope.
Munich, Germany (UroToday.com) Ureteroscopy is becoming one of the most often used treatment modalities for urolithiasis. Laser settings are very important for optimal stone free outcomes during the procedure. There are two setting that are most commonly used and debated among urologists. Dusting using low power high frequency laser setting and fragmentation using high power low frequency settings.
Munich, Germany (UroToday.com) Avicenna Roboflex system (Elmed, Turkey) is a novel robotic system to facilitate ureteroscopy (URS). Klein and colleagues performed a prospective multicenter study to evaluate safety and efficacy of robotic system for URS.