Instructional Course - Requires Course Pass or Individual Course Ticket, Additional Registration Required
This course tackles key controversies in surgical stone disease and elucidates the most current rationale to varying treatments using a case-based scenarios. Two well-known senior experts give honest and clear assessments of the field in these controversial areas. Active discussion is encouraged, and the discussion favors more experienced endourologists.
Controversies include: dusting vs basketing, mini PCNL vs. standard PCNL, supine vs prone PCNL, micro PCNL vs ureteroscopy, wireless vs safety wire ureteroscopy, stents vs no stents, SWL vs URS and retrograde vs. antegrade caliceal diverticular stone treatments.