A Comprehensive Contemporary Guide

  • Bradley F. Schwartz
  • John D. Denstedt

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Demetrius H. Bagley, Brian Calio
    Pages 1-15
  3. Igor Sorokin, Margaret S. Pearle
    Pages 17-34
  4. Kymora B. Scotland, Jonathan R. Z. Lim, Ben H. Chew
    Pages 35-50
  5. Takaaki Inoue, Tadashi Matsuda
    Pages 51-62
  6. Panagiotis Kallidonis, Mohammed Alfozan, Evangelos Liatsikos
    Pages 63-71
  7. Brenton Winship, Michael Lipkin
    Pages 73-83
  8. Robert C. Calvert
    Pages 85-99
  9. Michael W. Sourial, Bodo E. Knudsen
    Pages 101-112
  10. Karen L. Stern, Manoj Monga
    Pages 113-121
  11. Blake Anderson, Joshua M. Heiman, Amy Krambeck
    Pages 123-139
  12. Itay M. Sabler, Ioannis Katafygiotis, Mordechai Duvdevani
    Pages 141-150
  13. Vincent De Coninck, Etienne Xavier Keller, Olivier Traxer
    Pages 151-168
  14. Jennifer Bjazevic, John D. Denstedt
    Pages 169-187
  15. John Barnard, Chad Crigger, Ali Hajiran, Osama Al-Omar, Michael Ost
    Pages 189-203
  16. Wesley Baas, Andrew Klein, Bradley F. Schwartz
    Pages 205-220
  17. Dima Raskolnikov, Tony Chen, Robert M. Sweet
    Pages 221-237
  18. Jens J. Rassweiler, Marcel Fiedler, Nikos Charalampogiannis, Ahmet Sinan Kabakci, Remzi Sağlam, Jan-Thorsten Klein
    Pages 239-257
  19. Back Matter
    Pages 259-266

About this book


This text provides a comprehensive and contemporary discussion of current indications, techniques, technology, and results in ureteroscopy from the world leaders who perform this procedure. It provides not only the latest literature and data regarding URS but also tips and tricks for the reader when performing various URS procedures.  

Historical prospective will link the reader with the past and provide insight as to why we have evolved into a minimally invasive specialty. Technological advancements of both flexible and rigid ureteroscopic procedures are included to provide the reader with many practical considerations when choosing this modality for their patients. Renowned experts in the field discuss the myriad of supplemental devices that accompany URS and how best to utilize them in one’s practice. Unique to this predominantly clinical text, are sections on simulation and the socioeconomics of URS that demonstrate how the student can learn and acquire techniques and skills of their own. 

Ureteroscopy: A Comprehensive Contemporary Guide provides its readers with a thorough and complete representation of the current state of URS and its applications and guide those interested in improving their techniques, armamentarium and horizons in this ever-changing world of minimally invasive urology. 


Flexible Ureteroscope Technology Rigid ureteroscope Technology Access Sheaths Socioeconomics of URS Robotic URS

Editors and affiliations

  • Bradley F. Schwartz
    • 1
  • John D. Denstedt
    • 2
  1. 1.Southern Illinois University, School of MedicineSpringfieldUSA
  2. 2.University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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