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Ureteroscopy for stone disease

First edition (2017)
HUMPHREYS M. R.
A volume of 136 pages with 35 b/w and colour figures and 6 tables
Cover: paperback
ISBN-13 978-88-7711-899-8
Language: English

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The EDGE group is an international multi-institutional research consortium comprised of dedicated individuals that endeavor to ask and answer some of the most pressing questions in endourology and stone disease today. This effort has culminated in the current special edition that covers all facets of retrograde intrarenal surgery for stone disease. The evolutions of technology and techniques have drastically altered how physicians and surgeons think about and treat nephrolithiasis. Keeping up with those changes and how they impact outcomes is an important endeavor. The goal of limiting patient morbidity while maximizing outcomes in an efficient way is desired by all, and the information contained within will become an important tool in the readers armamentarium. To understand where we are with diagnosis and management one has to look to the history of retrograde intrarenal surgery and ureteroscopy to put the modern advancements in context, this book will do that and more. Everything anyone needs to be on the forefront of this field and to provide a resource, answers and a guide to special clinical situations and complication management are within.
Contents
THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN URETEROSCOPY
URETERORENOSCOPY: CURRENT TECHNOLOGY AND FUTURE OUTLOOK
CHARACTERISTICS OF RENAL PAPILLAE IN KIDNEY STONE FORMERS
URETEROSCOPY FOR MANAGEMENT OF STONE DISEASE: SURGICAL TECHNIQUE AND DISPOSABLE DEVICES
URETEROSCOPY: ACCESSORY DEVICES
SPECIAL SITUATIONS IN URETEROSCOPY
OUTCOMES OF URETEROSCOPY
COMPLICATIONS OF URETEROSCOPY FOR STONE DISEASE
UNDERSTANDING THE COSTS OF FLEXIBLE URETEROSCOPY
THE FUTURE OF URETEROSCOPY

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