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Ureteroscopy pp 271-280 | Cite as

Semirigid Ureteroscopy Step-by-Step: The Tulane Approach

  • Christopher E. Keel
  • Raju ThomasEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)

Abstract

Ureteroscopy has become an integral part of urologic care and practice. Currently, ureteroscopy is a procedure, which is performed worldwide for the management of indications ranging from ureteral stones by fragmentation and extraction, ureteral lesion evaluation, and biopsy and for the treatment of ureteral strictures. Thus, the ureteroscope is both a diagnostic and therapeutic armamentarium for the practicing urologist.

Keywords

Ureteral Stone Holmium Laser Ureteral Calculus Ureteral Orifice Ureteral Stricture 
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Supplementary material

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of UrologyTulane University School of MedicineNew OrleansUSA

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