An impacted ureteral calculus is a common and difficult situation for a urologist. Dr. Abbott discusses considerations aimed at decreasing complications and improving outcomes when removing an impacted stone. He shares his techniques and technology used for this procedural challenge.
A study analyzing variation in spending for patients undergoing ureteroscopy (URS) or shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) for urinary stone disease is a step towards helping urologists understand cost reduction opportunities as they face the possibility of payment bundling for these outpatient procedures, according to researchers from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. READ>>