This case study examines a 61-year-old female patient with recurrent kidney stone infections. The patient presented with a large calcium phosphate stone burden in the upper right pole. Dr. Shah shares his procedural techniques, including his laser lithotripsy strategy and preferred settings, to remove the large stone ureteroscopically.
A new single-use digital flexible ureteroscope (LithoVue) compares favorably in performance to reusable scopes, at least for routine urteroscopy, with a possible advantage of being more economical.
The experience of two institutions using the single-use ureteroscope was reported at the AUA annual meeting in Boston. READ>>