EAU 2017: A Comparison Among Pcnl, Miniperc And Ultraminiperc For Lower Calyceal Stones Between 1 And 2 Cm: A Multicenter Experience

London, England (UroToday.com) Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is the golden standard surgical modality in the management of large kidney stones. Recently, we observed an increase in the use of PCNL for kidney stones.

EAU 2017: Validation Of Automated Kidney Stone Volumetry In Low Dose Computed Tomography

London, England (UroToday.com) Do we finally have a software that accurately measures the stone volume?

EAU 2017: A Prospective, Randomized Trial Evaluating The Efficacy Of Two Different Hemostatic Sealant In Tubeless Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

London, England (UroToday.com) Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is a golden standard surgical modality for large kidney stones. Optimal technique for postoperative closure of the surgical tract in yet to be determined.

EAU 2017: Safety And Efficacy Of Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy (Pnl) In Supine Versus Prone Position: A Randomized Controlled Trial

London, England (UroToday.com) Positioning for percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) still remains as a topic for a debate. Traditionally, prone position has been used since the inception of the PCNL techniques. However, in the early 1990’s supine position was proposed as an alternative positioning option for prone PCNL.

EAU 2017: Follow Up Care After Emergency Department Visits For Kidneys Stones –a Missed Opportunity

London, England (UroToday.com) With increasing incidence of urolithiasis, there is a parallel increase in the number of patients undergoing stone procedures. Emergency department (ED) visits are common in patients with kidney stones relocating and blocking the upper urinary tract flow and provoking an acute renal colic.

EAU 2017: Which Flexible Ureteroscopes Can Easily Reach The Difficulty Lower Pole Calyces And Have Better End-tip Deflection?

London, England (UroToday.com) Ureteroscopes are indispensable tools in urologists’ armamentarium. With evolution of contemporary endoscopic technology, there is a constant changes and improvements are being implemented in different aspects of ureteroscopes including flexibility, durability and optics and resolution.

EAU 2017: Comparison Of Holmium Laser Fibers: Evaluation Of Fiber Durability And Flexibility Introduction & Objectives

London, England (UroToday.com) With increasing incidence and prevalence of stone disease, technology used for surgical treatment is constantly evolving. Holmium YAG lasers are used in an increasing manner with ureteroscopy and percutaneous stone treatments.
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