Dr. Stoller discusses the surgical challenges of removing a highly encrusted stent, including setting expectations with patients. He also covers selecting a strategy and stone clearance objective for various potential approaches and ensuring the most appropriate equipment is available to treat the patient in a productive fashion.
Dr. Michael Borofsky is an assistant professor of urology at the University of Minnesota medical school. His clinical and research interests include minimally invasive kidney stone surgery with a focus on ureteroscopic and percutaneous techniques as well as metabolic management for stone prevention.
He completed his general surgical and urologic training at New York University Medical Center and later a fellowship in endourology and stone surgery at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital.
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