44TH ETCE EVENT sponsored by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC
Course Vice Director:
Two supine tubeless PCNLs, 2 RIRSs and one URS for urolithiasis have been carried out uneventfully.
Picture 1: Axial CT scan of the 1st patient (supine tubeless PCNL): a 2,5 cm renal stone (HU 1400) is showed in the right kidney.
Picture 2: Axial CT scan of the 2nd patient (right RIRS): a 1.2 cm renal stone (HU 1200) is showed in a patient with very uncompliant UPJ.
Picture 3: Axial CT scan of the 3rd patient (left RIRS): a 1.5 cm left renal stone (HU 1300) in a patient with previous PCNL is showed.
Picture 4: Axial CT scan of the 4th patient (supine tubeless PCNL) : a 3 cm left upper calyx renal stone (HU 300) resistant to alkanization is showed in a patient with recurrent UTIs for Proteus M.
Picture 5: Coronal CT scan of the 5th patient (left URS): a 2 cm impacted stone in the proximal ureter with associated hydronephrosis is showed.
Dr Martin Lancashire, Consultant at Alexandra Hospital Redditch, Worcestershire (UK)
Dr Wito Endler, Urologist at St.Georg Klinikum, Eisenach (Germany)
Dr Riccardo Vella, Urologist at Ospedale Martini, Torino (Italy)
Mr Luca Martinelli,European Training Manager,Boston Scientific
Mr. Salvo Callea, Sales Representative, Karl Storz Italy