ureterorenoscopy


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ureterorenoscopy

 [u-re″ter-o-re-nos´kah-pe]
visual inspection of the interior of the ureter and kidney by means of a fiberoptic endoscope for such purposes as biopsy, removal or crushing of stones, or other procedures.

ureterorenoscopy

/ure·tero·re·nos·co·py/ (-re-nos´kah-pe) visual inspection of the interior of the ureter and kidney by means of a fiberoptic endoscope (ureterorenoscope), as for biopsy or removal or crushing of stones.

ureterorenoscopy

visual inspection of the interior of the ureter and kidney by means of a fiberoptic endoscope for such purposes as biopsy, removal or crushing of stones, or other procedures.
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Although the European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines on urolithiasis recommend SWL or ureterorenoscopy (URS) as first-line treatment, open or laparoscopic approaches are recommended for select cases.
4] This situation may need additional procedures involving extraction with retrieval devices, ureterorenoscopy with further fragmentation, or secondary procedures, such as shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy.
The double-J stent was placed because of hydronephrosis prior to ESWL in 71 patients, where the stent was applied after lithotripsy with ureterorenoscopy in the remaining 37 patients.
In previous reports, ureterorenoscopy and percutaneous procedures were used to remove fractured stents in the renal pelvis,[sup.
Diagnostic possibilities for the evaluation of the upper renal tract tumours (pelvis and ureter) include contrast-enhanced (CE) computed tomography (CT), semirigid (traditional) or flexible ureterorenoscopy (URS) or virtual pyeloscopy (VP).
Safety and efficacy of flexible ureterorenoscopy and holmium:YAG lithotripsy for intrarenal stones in anticoagulated cases.