Instruments and Accessories for ECIRS

  • Cesare Marco ScoffoneEmail author
  • András Hoznek
  • Julie Rode


Since ECIRS offers the possibility of a simultaneous antegrade and retrograde access to the upper urinary tract performed by two distinct urologists, the optimal working environment should comprise a valid video network with adequate settings, a complete imaging equipment, an irrigation system, and a variety of instruments and accessories, which should be well known in terms of features and technological details. In this chapter the authors describe a complete landscape of all the alternatives on the market, with regard to ureteroscopes and nephroscopes, disposable accessories like access needles, guidewires and dilation systems, intracorporeal lithotripsy, and fragments retrieval devices.


Outer Probe Holmium Laser Camera Head Ureteral Access Sheath Percutaneous Tract 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cesare Marco Scoffone
    • 1
    Email author
  • András Hoznek
    • 2
  • Julie Rode
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of UrologyCottolengo HospitalTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Department of UrologyCHU Henri MondorCréteil CedexFrance

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