Ureteroscopy: Tools and techniques

Poster Session 17

  • Location:
    Room London, North Hall (Level 1)
  • Chairs:
     Y. Farahat, Dubai (AE)
     B. Geavlete, Bucharest (RO)
     F. Qiang, Shanghai (CN)
  • Aims and objectives of this session

    Ureteroscopy has become the workinghorse in stone management. A huge number of different scopes and disposables are available – which are really needed and why?

  • Poster viewing of 20 minutes. Presentations will take place on stage. Standard presentations are 2 minutes in length, followed by 2 minutes for discussion.
Ultra-low X-ray exposure during flexible ureteroscopy in nephrolithiasis patients – how far can we go?

By: Hein S.1, Schoenthaler M.1, Wilhelm K.1, Schoeb D.S.1, Schlager D.1, Adams F.1, Vach W.2, Miernik A.1

Institutes: 1Medical Centre – University of Freiburg, Dept. of Urology – Division of Urotechnology, Freiburg, Germany, 2University of Freiburg, Centre For Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, Freiburg, Germany

Which flexible ureteroscopes (digital vs optical) can easily reach the difficult lower pole calyces and have better end-tip deflection?

By: Dragoş L.B.1, Buttice S.2, Sener E.T.3, Proietti S.4, Ploumidis A.5, Iacoboaie C.6, Doizi S.6, Berg J.6, Somani B.7, Traxer O.6

Institutes: 1Spitalul Clinic Judeţean de Urgenţă ‘Pius Branzeu’ Timişoara, Dept. of Urology, Timisoara, Romania, 2Università Degli Studi Di Messina, Dept. of Urology, Messina, Italy, 3Marmara University, Dept. of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey, 4Ospedale San Raffaele, Dept. of Urology, Milan, Italy, 5Athens Medical Center, Dept. of Urology, Athens, Greece, 6Hopital Tenon, Université Pierre Et Marie Curie – Paris VI, Dept. of Urology, Paris, France, 7University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Dept. of Urology, Southampton, United Kingdom

A comparison of the effects of ureteroscopy and micro ureteroscopy on renal vascularization and intrapelvic pressure

By: Caballero-Romeu J-P.1, Galán-Llopis J-A.2, Soria F.3, Morcillo-Martín E.3, Caballero-Pérez P.4, De La Cruz-Conty J-E.3, Romero-Maroto J.5

Institutes: 1Fisabio-Isabial, Dept. of Urology, Alicante, Spain, 2Universitary Hospital of Vinalopó, Dept. of Urology, Alicante, Spain, 3Jesús Usón Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Endoscopy Unit, Cáceres, Spain, 4University of Alicante, Dept. of Community Nursing, Preventive Medicine and Public Health and History, Alicante, Spain, 5University Clinical Hospital of San Juan, Dept. of Urology, Alicante, Spain

Predictive factors of insertion failure of ureteral access sheath for flexible ureteroscopy: A study about 594 procedures

By: Forzini T.1, Lecuelle D.1, Alezra E.1, Becquart N.1, Haraux E.2, Saint F.1, De Sousa P.1

Institutes: 1Amiens University Hospital, Dept. of Urology and Transplantation, Amiens, France, 2Amiens University Hospital, Dept. of Pediatric Surgery, Amiens, France

Comparison of Holmium laser fibers: Evaluation of fiber durability and flexibility

By: Haddad M.1, Berthe L.2, Doizi S.1, Traxer O.1

Institutes: 1Sorbonne Universités, Upmc Univ Paris 06, Ap-Hp, Grc N°20, Groupe De Recherche Clinique Sur La Lithi, Dept. of Urology, Tenon Hospital, Paris, France, 2Ecole Nationale Supérieure Des Arts & Métiers, Process and Engineering In Mechanics and Materials Laboratory (Pimm), Umr Cnrs/Ensam 8006, Paris, France

Impact of the curve diameter and laser setting on laser fiber fracture

By: Haddad M.1, Emiliani E.1, Doizi S.1, Rouchausse Y.2, Coste F.2, Berthe L.2, Traxer O.1

Institutes: 1Tenon Hospital, Dept. of Urology, Paris, France, 2Ecole Nationale Des Arts Et Métiers, PIMM Laboratory, Paris, France

How to perform the dusting technique for calcium oxalate stones during Ho:YAG lithotripsy

By: Lee J.W.1, Park J.2, Cho M.C.2, Jeong H.2, Son H.2, Cho S.Y.2, Oh J.K.3

Institutes: 1Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Dept. of Urology, Goyang, South Korea, 2Seoul Metropolitan Government-Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, Dept. of Urology, Seoul, South Korea, 3Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Gachon University College of Medicine, Dept. of Urology, Incheon, South Korea

Comparison between the possibilities of holmium and thulium laser in lithotripsy in vitro

By: Glybochko P.1, Altshuler G.2, Vinarov A.1, Rapoport L.1, Enikeev M.1, Grigoriev N.1, Enikeev D.1, Sorokin N.1, Dymov A.1, Sukhanov R.1, Taratkin M.1, Zamyatina V.3

Institutes: 1First Moscow State Medical University of I.M. Sechenov, Research Institute of Uronephrology and Reproductive Health, Moscow, Russia, 2IPG Medical, Dept. of Photonics, Oxford, United States of America, 3NTO IRE-Polus, Dept. of Photonics, Moscow, Russia

Evaluation of the New Moses technology of Holmium laser lithotripsy: Initial clinical experience

By: Ibrahim A., Carrier S., Andonian S., Elhilali M.

Institutes: McGill University Health Center, Dept. of Urology, Montreal, Canada




Viability and biocompatibility of an adhesive system for intrarenal embedding and endoscopic removal of small residual fragments in minimally-invasive stone treatment in an in vivo pig model

By: Hein S.1, Schoenthaler M.1, Schoeb D.S.1, Grunwald I.2, Richter K.2, Brandmann M.2, Haberstroh J.3, Bronsert P.4, Wetterauer U.5, Miernik A.1

Institutes: 1Medical Centre – University of Freiburg, Dept. of Urology – Division of Urotechnology, Freiburg, Germany, 2Fraunhofer Institute For Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM, Bremen, Germany, Dept. of Adhesive Bonding Technology and Surfaces, Bremen, Germany, 3Medical Centre – University of Freiburg, Dept. of Experimental Surgery, CEMT-FR, Freiburg, Germany, 4Medical Centre – University of Freiburg, Institute of Pathology, Freiburg, Germany, 5Medical Centre – University of Freiburg, Dept. of Urology, Freiburg, Germany

Development and validation of a novel abrasion-based method to assess biofilms on ureteral stents

By: Buhmann M.3, Abt D.1, Altenried S.2, Betschart P.1, Zumstein V.1, Schmid H.-P.1, Maniura-Weber K.2, Ren Q.2

Institutes: 1Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Dept. of Urology, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2Swiss Federal Laboratories For Materials Science and Technology, Dept. of Materials Meet Life, Laboratory for Biointerfaces, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 3Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dept. of Materials Meet Life, Laboratory for Biointerfaces, St. Gallen, Switzerland

A Likert analysis about double J stent related urinary symptoms assessed by the Ureteric Stent Symptoms Questionnaire (USSQ) after semirigid and flexible ureteroscopy (RIRS)

By: Bosio A., Alessandria E., Peretti D., Dalmasso E., Destefanis P., Passera R., Gontero P.

Institutes: Città Della Salute E Della Scienza Di Torino – Molinette Hospital, Dept. of Urology, Turin, Italy

Initial experience with Allium™ & Uventa™ stent for the management of ureteric strictures and leak

By: Suntharasivam T.1, Samuel M1, Thomas D1, Rix D.1, Haslam P.2, William R.2, Shaw M.1, Rogers A.1

Institutes: 1Freeman Hospital, Dept. of Urology, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2Freeman Hospital, Dept. of Radiology, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Intestinal colonization resistance is associated with hyperoxaluria in the patients with recurrent pyelonephritis

By: Stepanova N., Stashevska N., Driyanska V., Kolesnyk M.

Institutes: State Institution Institute of Nephrology of The National Academy of Medical Sciences, Dept. of Nephrology, Kyiv, Ukraine