Adherence to the European Association of Urology Guidelines Regarding the Therapeutic Indications for the Treatment of Urinary Lithiasis: A Spanish Multicenter Study
Conclusions: In our study, the overall adherence to the clinical guidelines regarding the therapeutic indication for urinary lithiasis has been low. In the case of both renal and ureteral stones, the adherence in small lithiasis has been greater, compared with larger ones. In our survey, a trend has been observed in favor of endoscopic procedures even in large lithiasis.Urol Int
We present a right ureteral stone mimicking abnormal focal sacral uptake on planar scan in a patient with rectal cancer. This case highlights the necessity of performing SPECT/CT to ascertain the origin of abnormal focal sacral uptake on planar scan, especially in patients with a history of kidney stones.
The use of ureteral access sheath (UAS) during ureteroscopy is controversial. We aimed to explore practice patterns of UAS during ureteroscopy for nephrolithiasis among endourologists worldwide.
Conclusion: The patented devices including the platform and the sheath can reliably and stably monitor and control RPP in real time and within a safe range during MPCNL.Urol Int
CONCLUSIONS: Our findings suggest that RPL is a safe, reproducible and minimally invasive approach as treatment of large renal stones when endoscopic treatment failed or was not available. RPL permits to achieve an excellent stone free status, in a single definitive procedure. PMID: 31241274 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
y H Abstract PURPOSE: In our study, we assessed the efficiency and reliability of retrograde intrarenal surgery secondary to open surgery for kidney stone treatment. Moreover, we compared the efficiency and safety of retrograde intrarenal surgery for the patients with previous history of open surgery, Percutaneous nephrolithotomy, secondary RIRS and primary RIRS. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data was retrospectively reviewed. Patients who had kidney anomalies,who had been stented due to ureteral stricture in the operation and who were
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2019Source: Actas Urológicas Españolas (English Edition)Author(s): D. Díaz Pérez, I. Laso García, C. Sánchez Guerrero, Á. Fernández Alcalde, M. Ruiz Hernández, J. Brasero Burgos, J. Lorca Álvaro, G. Duque Ruiz, F. Arias Funez, F.J. Burgos RevillaAbstractObjectiveTo evaluate the incidence, clinical presentation and factors associated with the development of urinary sepsis after performing ureterorenoscopy.Material and methodsRetrospective study of patients undergoing ureterorenoscopy for the treatment of lithiasi...
AbstractPurposeDigital low-dosage, linear slot scanning radiography (Lodox®) is an imaging modality that can emit down to one-tenth the radiation of conventional X-ray systems. We prospectively evaluated Lodox® as a diagnostic imaging modality in patients with ureterolithiasis.MethodsConventional kidney –ureter–bladder (KUB) X-ray and Lodox® were performed in 41 patients presenting with acute flank pain due to unilateral ureteral stone confirmed by computed tomography. KUB X-ray and Lodox® images were then reviewed by four blinded readers (urology expert/resident, radiology expert/resident). Ide...
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CONCLUSION: Both the operative methods are safe and efficacious in treating solitary renal calculus at 2 to 3 cm in size. However, FURS has more advantages including shorter hospital stay, less complication, and less bleeding. PMID: 31130072 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
To determine social factors associated with advanced stone disease (defined as unilateral stone burden>2cm) at time of presentation to a regional stone referral center. Little is known about social determinants of urolithiasis. We hypothesize that socioeconomic factors impact kidney stone severity at intake to referral centers.