Ureteroscopic Management of Renal Stones

  • Demetrius H. Bagley
Part of the Atlas of Clinical Urology book series (ACU)


Ureteroscopy has been extremely successful in the treatment of ureteral calculi. Distal ureteral stones have been treated with a wide variety of ureteroscopes and endoscopic lithotriptors. Recent development of small-diameter rigid and flexible endoscopes and more effective lithotriptors has allowed extension of these same techniques into the mid- and proximal ureter with excellent results. Application of the techniques to the renal pelvis and intrarenal collecting system is a reasonable next step.


Renal Stone Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Ureteral Stone Renal Calculus Holmium Laser 
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