46TH ETCE EVENT sponsored by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC
Course Vice Director:
Two supine tubeless PCNLs, 1 URS with backstop gel and 1 RIRS for urolithiasis have been carried out uneventfully.
Picture 1: Coronal CT scan of the 1st patient (left supine tubeless PCNL): a 2.5 cm and 2 cm stones of the renal pelvis and the lower calyx respectively (HU 700) are showed in the left kidney.
Picture 2: Axial CT scan of the 2nd patient (left supine tubeless PCNL): a 2 cm renal stone (HU 550) is showed in a patient with recurrent UTIs, who previously underwent PCNL and embolization for postoperative renal arterial bleeding.
Picture 3: Coronal CT scan of the 3rd patient (left URS with backstop gel): a 1.5 cm distal ureteral stone is showed.
Picture 4: Coronal CT scan of the 4th patient (left RIRS ) : a 1.5 cm renal stone is showed in the renal pelvis.
Mr Symes Andrew, Urologist at Princess Royal Hospital – Brighton Sussex NHS Trust (UK)
Mr Richenberg Jonathan, Interventional Radiologist at Princess Royal Hospital – Brighton Sussex NHS Trust (UK)
Mr Nalagatla Sarath, Urologist at Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire (UK)
Mr Luca Martinelli, European Training Manager,Boston Scientific
Mr Salvo Callea, Sales Representative, Karl Storz Italy