32ND ETCE EVENT sponsored by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC
Course Vice Director:
1 supine tubeless PCNL, 1 RIRS and 1 simultaneous bilateral RIRS URS with Backstop gel for urolithiasis have been carried out uneventfully.
Picture 1: Axial CT scan of the 1st patient (left supine tubeless PCNL): one stone (HU 600) of 3 cm in maximum diameter in the left kidney is showed. The patient is also affected with right renal calculi but he refused simultaneous bilateral supine PCNL.
Picture 2: Axial CT scan of the 2nd patient (right RIRS left URS using Backstop gel): a 1.5 cm right renal stone in the pelvis (HU 1600 ) and left severe hydronephrosis caused by distal ureteral calculi are showed.
Picture 3: Axial CT scan of the 3rd patient (right RIRS): a 1.2 cm right renal stone (HU 900) of the pelvis in a patient who previously underwent right PCNL in an other hospital is showed.
Dr Mauro Mari, Urologist, Hospital of Rivoli (Italy)
Dr Markus Erckert, Urologist, Hospital of Merano (Italy)
Dr Gamper Christoph, Urologist, Hospital of Merano (Italy)
Dr Francesco Berardinelli, Urologist, San Pio da Pietralcina Hospital, Vasto (Italy)
Dr Luca Martinelli, European Training Manager, Boston Scientific