ureteroscopy


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ureteroscopy

 [u-re″ter-os´kah-pe]
examination of the ureter by means of a fiberoptic endoscope.
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First ureteroscopy was performed by Hugh Hampton Young in 1912 on a patient with posterior urethral valve.
There have been reports on the effectiveness and safety of ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy for the management of renal calculi [4].
The way of placing DJS was generally retrograde using the cystoscope or subsequent to performing retrograde ureteroscopy. In some cases the stent placement has been made in open surgery.
In Sindh province there is a dire need to have comprehensive stone treatment centers equipped with Lithotripsy PNL flexible ureteroscopy and laparoscopy with facilities to have basic research on stone disease metabolic laboratory and specialized group of urologists nephrologists biochemists experienced in special intervention in stone disease.
Medical management of lower ureteral stones with tamsulosin and combined treatment with tamsulosin and nifedepine achieves a high rate of stone expulsion, thereby reducing the need for ureteroscopy.
* Ureteroscopy, in which the doctor passes a scope through the urethra and bladder into the ureter to remove the stone or break it up.
Minimally invasive surgeries like robotic, laparoscopic, ureteroscopy and percutaneous surgeries have gained immense popularity in recent years.
Natural History, Complications and Re-Intervention Rates of Asymptomatic Residual Stone Fragments after Ureteroscopy: a Report from the EDGE Research Consortium.
Treatment-wise, the kidney stone market consists medications, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), ureteroscopy (URS), and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL).
The market is foreseen to witness an increasing demand for single use fibers, in the light of strenuous deflection requirements of flexible ureteroscopy. Moreover, the surging fad for laser fibers entailing custom optical fits is slated to bode well for the growth of urology laser fibers market.