Definitions

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  • n. Visual inspection of the ureter by means of a ureteroscope

Etymologies

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From ureter +‎ -scopy

Examples

  • Surgeons use a ureteroscopy if a kidney stone is stuck in a tube

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  • Very large stones may warrant the use of ureteroscopy, a process that involves inserting an instrument into the ureter and physically removing the stone.

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  • It is inserted through the ureter. ureteroscopy - This type of surgery unlike the percutaneous nephrolithotomy surgery a surgeon does not need to make any incisions, whatsoever.

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  • They are extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, and ureteroscopy.

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  • Advantages of the supine approach include: simpler draping of the patient, easier ability to do cystoscopy or ureteroscopy during the procedure, enhanced control of the airway by the anesthesiologist, and a seated, more comfortable surgeon.

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  • Trudy has also had a flexible ureteroscopy, which allows the urologists to check her kidneys, provide the right assessment regarding stone formation, and treat smaller stones with ultra thin laser-fibers, before deciding on further treatment approaches.

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  • We present a summary of the most recent evidence regarding ureteroscopic treatment of ureteral and renal stones, current standard indications, adjunct devices and instruments used during ureteroscopy, and future directions.

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  • In ureteroscopy, an endoscope is inserted through the ureter to retrieve or obliterate the stone.

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  • There are also tremendous marketing synergies with our current product line as we can now offer a unique delivery system for the use of our laser technology and other instruments that are commonly used in flexible ureteroscopy. "

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