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Ureteroscopy pp 373-381 | Cite as

Ureteroscopic Management of Stones During Pregnancy

  • Vernon M. PaisJr.Email author
Chapter
Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)

Abstract

The management of stones during pregnancy can be a daunting undertaking for both patient and provider. Ureteroscopy is increasingly utilized as a definitive therapy in this setting. However, the risks—both real and perceived—make this an expedition that can be fraught with anxiety for all parties involved.

Therefore, a review of the background, potential modifications of approach, and fine points of technique is provided. These, and a discussion of potential pitfalls, are addressed in this chapter.

Keywords

Renal Pelvis Calcium Oxalate Ureteral Stone Renal Colic Expectant Management 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Urology, Department of SurgeryGeisel School of Medicine at DartmouthLebanonUSA

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