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Endourological Society Newsletter

August, 2017
Endourological Society Report from the Secretary General

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The Endourological Society made it its mission to facilitate scientific dialogue among endourologists world wide and educate urologists and trainees on a global basis. Topics include ureteroscopy, stones, PCNL, BPH, upper and lower tract laparoscopy and robotic urological procedures.

Faculty from the Endourological Society will provide scientific expertise at the course which will feature a mix of didactic and skills laboratory sessions for a targeted audience of up to 50 participants.

2017 courses

Sao Paulo, Brazil June 2nd – 3rd, 2017
Chengdu, China June 14th – 15th, 2017
Guangzhou, China July 13th – 14th, 2017
Monterey, Mexico Aug. 25th – 26th, 2017
Shanghai, China Oct. 13th – 14th, 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE Nov. 12th – 13th, 2017
Osaka, Japan Nov. 23rd – 24th, 2017

For course details and to register, please visit:

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Endourology Society - World Endo Initiative in Haiti

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I travelled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti from March 4–11, 2017 as part of a small group of urologists doing humanitarian surgery associated with Project Haiti and teaching in the city of Port-au-Prince. We worked at the Hopital Saint-Francois de Sales in the center of the city. The hospital was rebuilt following the earthquake in 2010 and just reopened 2 years ago.

The urologist leading the mission was Dr. Henri Lanctin who trained in urology in Ottawa, Canada and has spent most of his working career in community urology practice in Minnesota and now South Dakota. He has been to Haiti on numerous occasions over the last 5 years

We did have a video teleconference with the local urologists approximately 2 weeks before the trip to Haiti. That provided me the opportunity to project a handful of instructional slides, walking through the various aspects of a PCNL case including positioning, gaining access and conducting the stone removal. Cook Canada supplied me with approximately $12,000 of new disposable equipment such as guidewires, balloon dilators, stone baskets and so forth which I packed up in large suitcases and took with me to Haiti. This equipment lasted to about mid-week and then after soaking in Cidex I began to re-use this equipment on the subsequent cases.


During the week I did 16 endourology procedures including 12 PCNL’s and 4 ureteroscopies with Holmium laser lithotripsy. There was core group of 4 to 5 local urologists who scrubbed in and participated in most of the cases with the intention that they would begin to embark on these surgeries after I had left. Remarkably enough, the PCNL I did on day one was the first ever percutaneous stone removal done in the country of Haiti. At the present time open surgery remains the standard of care for urolithiasis in Haiti and there is no ESWL or flexible ureteroscopy currently available in the entire country.

There were many interesting challenges to conducting the cases. When I assessed the support services at the hospital the day we arrived, I found out there was no blood bank, no angiography and embolization in the entire country and the hospital had no step-up or ICU type of facilities to stabilize the septic or otherwise unstable patient. The preoperative assessment of the patients was limited to KUB x-rays for the most part and CT assessment was not available due to costs. The hospital did have a reasonably new C-arm but no one available or familiar with operating it. Project Haiti had purchased a used ultrasound lithotripsy unit which we had planned to use unfortunately this arrived with all components except the probes and therefore was not useable. We made due with a pneumatic device that, with some improvisation, was able to fragment renal stones. During the week there were occasional power outages that took down the entire operating room including the aesthesia monitoring equipment and ventilator plus the C-arm and light sources. We would just wait things out and then proceed again when the power came back on. The nursing staff were excellent and enthusiastic and quickly picked up on the nuances and flow of endourologic cases. All of the cases were performed successfully without complication and all patients went home within a day or two which represents a significant advance to the typical care path.

Since I was in Haiti I have had several communications from the local urologists who I trained. They were triumphant in describing that they placed the first stents with fluoroscopic control ever done in the country as far as they knew. They have also performed their first successful semi-rigid ureteroscopy and laser lithotripsy. Aside from the technical aspects of the surgery that I was able to teach them, it appears this model also promotes camaraderie and team building amongst the local physicians.

For me this was a very satisfying and rewarding experience. I would certainly do it again if the opportunity arose. Both Dr. Lanctin and the local urologists in Haiti are deeply grateful to the Endourology Society for the support that was provided to offset my expenses to travel to Haiti and participate in this activity. I believe that the Endourology Society can have an immense impact worldwide with these types of initiatives. We have great people in our Society and I am sure many others would like to have the privilege that I have had on this recent trip to Haiti.


Respectfully submitted
Dr. John Denstedt, MD, FRCSC
Professor of Urology
Western University
London Canada

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Endourological Society Global Initiative

The Endourological Society continues its aggressive Education Plan. The Chair of Education, along with the Chair Elect – Mr. Adrian Joyce and Vice Chair Elect – Dr. Brian Matlaga met in Baltimore in February to assist the committee in producing a stellar programme including the educational courses for the 2017 World Congress of Endourology in Vancouver. The full programme is ready to view on the website and we look forward to seeing as many of you as possible in September.

In addition, we have continued to roll out our plans to deliver a global Hands-On training programme in basic Endourology procedures. To date, the Society has held courses in Hong Kong, Chengdu, Guangzhou and Shanghai in China, Buenos Aires, Argentina and Mexico. The Endourology Society courses in China are incredibly popular and we are very fortunate in having good strong local leadership and support to assist us in delivering a very successful series of hands on courses in both Chinese and English. The format involves a mix of didactic lectures, live surgery demonstrations and hands on training in a variety of simulated models. Other faculty included Drs. John Denstedt, Peggy Pearle, Ling Li, Kunjie Wang, Guohuo Zeng, Qiang Wei, Hong Li and Yonghan Peng. We have now had over 200 urologists from across China and Asia attend the courses and feedback has been universally positive. The Society greatly appreciates the support of Olympus and Boston Scientific for sponsoring these educational events.

The recent hands on course in Sao Paulo, Brazil was quite successful.  Under the leadership of Eduardo Mazzucchi, 35 attendees participated in a balanced program of didactic education and hands-on training.  Other faculty members included Alex Carlos Batagello, Alexandre Danilovic, Giovanni Scala Marchini, Elton Meller, Fabio César Miranda Torricelli, Fabio Carvalho Vicentini, and Glenn M. Preminger.  Fourteen of the participants signed up as new members of the Endourological Society, to received additional benefits such as the JOURNAL of ENDOUROLOGY and electronic education on We would like to acknowledge and thank Boston Scientific for their support of this program. We are actively planning our programme for 2018 and you can access these courses through the Endourological Society's website (  We hope to add additional Hands-On training courses in other areas such as Laparoscopy and Robotics in Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe over the ensuing months.

Respectfully submitted,
Glenn Preminger, Chair of Education
Adrian Joyce, Chair of Education, elect
Brian Matlaga, Vice Chair of Education, elect

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Annual Society of Urologic Robotic Surgery Meeting at AUA Boston 5/14/17

The SURS annual meeting at the AUA in Boston was a great success because of a stimulating program and “who is who” faculty in the field. I started the program with introduction of SURS, which is committed to a strong collaboration with a commitment to bringing the urology community with current development in the field of robotic surgery.

I also took this opportunity to acknowledge services of our past presidents Chandru Sundaram and James Porter with deep appreciation for their involvement, contributions and vision for SURS. and a Plaque was handed over to them for their services on behalf of SURS.

The program started with the Future Perspective in robotic surgery followed by prostate cancer, kidney cancer and Bladder & Reconstructive urology. This was the largest-ever SURS meeting attended by about 500 people. This achievement was due to the zeal of SURS members to learn state-of-the art knowledge and the outstanding contributions by a stellar faculty (C. Sundaram, A. Kural, K. Rha, J. Kaouk, A. Mottrie, M. Menon, J. Joseph, D. Lee, A. Tewari, J. Smith, Carroll, F. Montorsi, K. Badani, B. Lee, C. Rogers, A. Metwalli, I. Gill, R. Abaza, R. Thomas, J. Porter, M. Stifelman, D. Parekh, K. Guru & myself). The conference room was filled to capacity with standing room only, even after adding additional chairs.

Dr. S. Nakada inaugurated the meeting and it was concluded by the Secretary General, Dr. M. Pearle.

We hope to replicate this model at the upcoming WCE at Vancouver and next year at the 2018 AUA in San Francisco. We have also been advocating and propagating the SURS & Endourological Society agenda in several international meetings.

Meetings that SURS Conducted or Collaborated on outside the USA

The Society of Urologic Robotic Surgery extended its collaboration to the following meetings:

  • Urology Society of India, Mumbai, India—Jan 2017
  • Third International Symposium on Advanced Robotic Techniques in Urology in London—Jan 2017
  • Master Class on RoboticUrologic Surgery on March 17, 2017 in Chandigarh, India (with the help of Dr. A.K. Mandal)
  • Robotic Urology Symposium with Turkish Endourological Society in April 2017 (Dr. A.R. Kural played key role in organizing successful meeting)
  • Master Class on Prostate Cancer in association with the Society of Urologic Robotic Surgery, Ahmedabad—July 8-9, 2017 (Dr. Hemang Bakshi was local organizing chairman)

Upcoming meetings of the Society of Urologic Robotic Surgery:

  • Master Class in Uro-Oncology with Live Operative International Minimally invasive Surgery Workshop, Delhi, India, August 28-29, 2017 (Dr. Anup Kumar is organizing secretary)
  • 2nd Annual International Urologic Cancer Symposium and Society of Urologic Robotic Surgeons (SURS) meeting, Sept 6-9, New York
  • Please join in for an exciting, interactive, and in-depth Oncology and Urology Symposium and attendees will experience live 3D robotic surgeries and point-counterpoint debates. Dr. Tewari & Dr. Badani are organizing this great event. For more details please visit
  • SURS Symposium in Vancouver, Sept 2017 besides live surgeries and several scientific sessions. For more details please visit
  • SIU-SURS Symposium in Lisbon, Nov 2017. For more details please visit
  • ’6th Techno Urology Meeting (TUM) in collaboration with Society of Urologic Robotic Surgery’, Turin (Italy) on Jan 25-26th 2018 (
  • NARUS, Feb 2018 (Details are coming soon)
  • SURS Symposium in AUA in San Francisco, May 2018
  • Society of Urologic Robotic Surgery is collaborating with 2017 IRSL (International Robotic Surgery Live) on December 15, 2017 in Seoul, Korea, organized by Yonsei University and Korean Association of Robotic Surgeons (KAROS).
  • Society of Urologic Robotic Surgery is collaborating with the Urological Society of India to host SURS session during 51 Annual Conference of The Urological Society of India (USICON 2018) in Jaipur from 18th - 21st January 2018.

We are also developing a pool of SURS members who are willing to serve as resources and guest speakers. We are collaborating with the Global Education Committee regarding this.

There have been sincere efforts on behalf of the Endourological Society to add more robotic members to the Board of Directors as well as to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Endourology and this is continuing. I also humbly appeal to SURS members to actively participate in the Society’s meeting and to be innovative and major players in this organization, of which we are an integral part. While the demand for RALUS by surgeons and patients is high, spiralling health care costs and strained health care systems will demand more comprehensive study designs for the adoption of costly new technologies as well as strategies to improve cost-effectiveness. I highly encourage working in this area. We will be striving hard for the development of an international programand will request all of you to encourage membership for our organization.

In addition, we will make sincere efforts to improve training following core curriculum in order to improve the standards of care and patient safety.

I would also like to introduce Dr. Jihad Kaouk from Cleveland Clinic, USA who has been elected to the position of President-Elect of SURS. He will take charge following Endourology society meeting in Paris in Sept. 2018.

As president, I have the opportunity to work with the Endourological Society's dedicated and experienced executive team led by our Secretary General Margaret S. Pearle, Treasurer John Denstedt and President Steve Nakada. Michele Paoli & Debra Caridi are instrumental in the success of SURS and truly appreciate their efforts.

Under the guidance of all of our members, I have the opportunity to work with you as a team to take our society to the next level and increase our ability to do meaningful work. Please feel free to let me know how we can improve SURS. Absolutely, your guidance and suggestions will be appreciated.

I look forward to seeing you at upcoming meetings.

With best regards,

Respectfully submitted on behalf of Society of Robotic Urologic Surgery,
Ashok Hemal, M.D.
President, SURS

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35th World Congress of Endourology

12th – 16th September 2017, Vancouver, Canada

The 2017 World Congress of Endourology is fast approaching! This year’s meeting promises to be one of the most exciting meetings to date! Set in spectacular Vancouver, our theme this year is “A bridge to the future of Endourology”. This means highlighting new technologies and new techniques, but it also means highlighting the latest in cutting-edge translational research—research that holds the key to what will become standard clinical practice in years to come.

Not only is Vancouver a beautiful city nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains, it is a true gateway city. The is the first time that the WCE meeting will be held on the west coast of North America. With dozens of direct flights from Asia, North America, and Europe it will play host to Urologists from across the globe to share ideas, techniques, tips—and to catch up with old colleagues while making new friends.

The scientific program will feature presentations from internationally-known endourologists, laparoscopists, robotic-surgeons, and also renowned basic scientists. With plenary sessions, live surgery covering robotics and endourology, expert video sessions, smaller sub-plenary sessions dedicated to topics like BPH and OAB, 30 poster sessions, 18 video sessions, and 23 educational courses, there will be something for everyone to learn, and new knowledge that you will be able to implement into your clinical practice when you return home. With 214 international faculty speaking at the meeting, and almost 1100 poster and video presentations being presented, you will be able to customize your itinerary to your needs and learn from pioneers from across the globe.

In addition to the scientific program, you will be able to enjoy all that Vancouver and the surrounding areas have to offer you. From the opening reception with our Industry Partners in the Exhibitor Hall to the Gala Evening at the historic Commodore Ballroom, there will be plenty of opportunities to mix and mingle. And after the meeting is over, stay a few days extra to explore the area: the ski resort of Whistler is a short trip away and is just as beautiful in September as it is in the winter. Alaska cruises start in Vancouver Harbour and take you up the stunning Pacific west coast. Whale watching can be done just a short boat ride from downtown Vancouver. And the Rocky Mountaineer train allows you to witness the stunning majesty of the Canadian Rockies from a luxury train. Whether it is great restaurants and a vibrant cosmopolitan city, or the untamed Canadian wilderness, you can experience it all on the same day!

Registration for the meeting is still open and prime hotel rooms are available! Register and book your housing now at There are dozens of hotels within a short walk of the convention centre.

We look forward to seeing you in person in Vancouver from September 12-16, 2017!

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Kenneth Pace
Congress Co-President
Ben Chew
Congress Co-President

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Social Media Update

Brian Duty, M.D.
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Nearly three and a half years ago the Endourological Society stepped into the world of social media. The society currently has over 2,800 followers and that number continues to grow on a daily basis.

The society’s Twitter feed provides urologists with a concise means of staying up to date on important news pertaining to the endo society and minimally invasive urology in general. This is particularly true with the annual AUA meeting rapidly approaching. It’s not impossible to attend all the lectures, courses and presentations pertaining to endourology. Catch what you missed and hear what other providers are saying about sessions you attended by following the society’s Twitter feed.

I also encourage you to follow the Journal of Endourology’s page (@JEndourology). Every month four to six manuscripts are highlighted in full text. Twitter is an ideal venue for urologists to discuss these studies with colleagues.

Social media, Twitter in particular, has become an increasingly important outlet for practitioners to stay abreast of develops within medicine. If you are not following the society on Twitter—@EndourolSoc, I highly encourage you to do so. If you have any questions about registering or how to use Twitter please feel free to contact me.

Brian Duty, M.D.
Endourological Society Social Media Committee

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Clinical Research Office of the Endourology Society (CROES)—Update

Invitation to Join Endourology Innovations

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The CROES Office aims to increase insight in the field of endourology and to connect urologists from the entire world through research. Currently we have the following ongoing projects: The IRE RCT and registry on IRE for PCa, the S-TECHNOLOGIES (SPIES) RCT in NMIBC and the UTUC registry.


The first twenty patients have been included in the IRE RCT. This study examines patients treated with Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) for localized PCa (T1c-T2b). In this study, one group gets treated focally, the other gets a hemi-ablation, both procedures are performed by IRE. There are a few more centers ready to start this trial, so we expect to include more cases soon.

IRE Registry

For the simultaneously started IRE Registry, almost 100 patients have been included so far. CROES welcomes colleagues to join the IRE registry to gain insight in the worldwide use, experience and findings from IRE treatments. With their help we will be able to analyze indications and outcomes to contribute to future guidelines. Moreover, participating centers will be able to receive feedback on their outcomes.

UTUC Registry

The registry on Upper tract Urinary Tumors (UTUC) is proceeding very well. More than 100 centers have started inclusion, and already 1200 patients have been included. Centers from 35 countries distributed over different continents are participating, this shows that the UTUC registry is represented all over the world. The top five recruiting centers consist of the AMC University Hospital (the Netherlands), University of Foggia (Italy), Molinette Hospital (Italy), Isala Klinieken (the Netherlands) and Medical University of Vienna (Austria). We are very pleased that these centers are recruiting a big number of cases, however we emphasize that all centers are invited to bring in their cases, even if this is a limited amount. The study has been under way for two years now, and it is still possible to join. We aim to enter cases for the oncoming 3 years and have at least 5 years follow-up. Any patient requiring treatment for an upper tract tumor can be included. Treatment can be an open nephroureterectomy or by laparoscopic or robotic approach, it can also include conservative treatment by retrograde Intrarenal surgery. The aim is to collect a total of 3000-4000 cases.


We would like to invite all centers that use the S (SPIES) technology to join our RCT on S Technologies. This study is a multicenter randomized controlled trial in which the recurrence rates of bladder carcinoma between S technologies assisted and WLI assisted TURB are compared. Short and long term follow up will be recorded in order to evaluate the health gains for patients over a longer period. Perioperative (30 days) complications will be compared between the two treatment arms to evaluate the safety of S-technologies. Currently, 15 centers are joining this study and more than 500 patients have been included. Each center willing to participate should have enough experience and be familiar with S-Technologies. A center is considered to have enough experience when a minimum of 10-20 procedures have been done with S -Technologies prior to including patients in this study.

Abstracts and publications

Three more manuscripts have been accepted on the Global Ureteroscopy study. A manuscript on ureteroscopic treatment in 2650 patients with impacted ureteral stones has been accepted for publication in World Journal of Urology. A manuscript on the risks and benefits of postoperative Double-J Stent placement after ureteroscopy has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Endourology. At the AUA Annual Meeting 2017 in Boston Dr. Kroczak (St. Michael’s Hospital) will give a podium presentation on same session bilateral ureteroscopy for multiple stones. This manuscript has recently been accepted for publication in the Journal of Urology. A follow-up for the collected data of the URS study is planned. Also, at the AUA annual meeting I will present on CROES in a panel discussion on clinical registries.

With regard to the NBI study an abstract was presented by Dr. Liem (AMC University Hospital) at the EAU Annual Meeting in London on monopolar versus bipolar transurethral resection for primary non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. A manuscript on this subject will soon follow. Furthermore based on the first-year results published in European Urology, the follow-up period has been prolonged from 24 months to 60 months (5 years).

Please feel free to contact the executive director of CROES Mrs. Sonja van Rees Vellinga ( if you are interested to join any of our projects.

Jean de la Rosette, M.D.
Chair, CROES

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In Memoriam—Dr. Yoshinari Ono

It is with deep sadness that I share with you news of the death of Dr. Yoshinari Ono, a former President of the Endourological Society, who passed away on July 23, 2017. He was a wonderful colleague and a dear friend.

Dr. Ono was born on December 18, 1948, and graduated from Nagoya University in Japan in 1973. He completed his residency and a fellowship in urology at Chukyo Hospital under the guidance of Dr. Shinichi Ohshima. In 1985, Dr. Ono became Chief of Urology at Komaki Municipal Hospital, and in 1997 moved to Nagoya University as Associate Professor of Urology. In 2007, Dr. Ono became Professor in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at Aichi Shukutoku University.

Dr. Ono’s career as an endourologist started with his development of endopyeloureterotomy. This novel technique of transpelvic extraureteral approach in which the pyeloscope, is used to access the narrow segment of the ureter from outside the pelvis (J Urol 1992) had a good success rate due to the easier handling of the ureter. Dr. Ono performed the first laparoscopic nephrectomy in East Asia in July of 1991 and devoted the rest of his academic life to developing and promoting urologic laparoscopic surgery. Thanks to his vigorous work, the usefulness of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy was established as the first-line treatment for renal cell carcinoma (J Endourol 1994, J Urol 1997, Urology 1999, J Urol 2001, Urology 2003, Int J Urol 2004, J Endourol 2009).

As Director of the fellowship program of the Endourological Society and at Nagoya University, Dr. Ono trained many young urologists from Japan and South Korea. They have succeeded him now as highly skilled laparoscopic surgeons and are achieving leadership roles in their respective countries. Fellows of Dr. Ono in South Korea have prepared a memoriam book for his funeral ceremony in which they express their gratitude for his contribution to Korean endourology. For many years, Dr. Ono contributed to the activities of the Japanese Society of Endourology (JSE) as a member of its Board of Directors, especially through the establishment of standard laparoscopic surgical techniques, educational programs in laparoscopy, and a skills qualification system in Japan. He served as President of the 27th Congress of the JSE in 2011. He also played a major role in organizing the East Asian Society of Endourology, in 2004, an organization that has brought together endourologists from Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and The Philippines. Dr. Ono was a true pioneer among endourologists in East Asia.

Dr. Ono joined the Endourological Society in 1991, and contributed to the Society as a member of several committees, including the Fellowship committee. He served on the Board of Directors from 2004 to 2009, and as President of the Endourological Society from 2007 to 2008. In recognition of his many contributions to endourology and to the Endourological Society, Dr. Ono received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Endourological Society in 2011. This was an honor for all Japanese endourologists.

Dr. Ono was a renowned endourologist who had many friends all over the world. The friendship between Dr. Ono and Dr. Ralph Clayman was especially close and extended to their respective families dating back to 1991 when Dr. Ono first visited Dr. Clayman in St. Louis. Wearing his trademark cowboy hat, Dr. Ono’s constant smile and warm gaze graced everyone he encountered. His presence among us will be greatly missed.

May we all remember Dr. Ono as a superb laparoscopic surgeon and an enthusiastic educator whose visionary abilities and kind humility continue to warm our collective memory. We pray for his soul’s eternal rest.

On behalf of all his friends and colleagues,
Tadashi Matsuda, MD
Past President of the Endourological Society
Professor and Chairman
Department of Urology and Andrology
Kansai Medical University

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Journal of Endourology: Editorial Box

Ralph Clayman, M.D.
Arthur Smith, M.D.
John Denstedt, M.D.

We are pleased to highlight the “top read” and “top viewed” articles over the past few months in the Journal of Endourology and VideoUrology:


Transurethral Resection of the Prostate Syndrome: Almost Gone but Not Forgotten,
Amr Hawary, Karim Mukhtar, Andrew Sinclair, Ian Pearce

Trocars: Site Selection, Instrumentation, and Overcoming Complications
Geoffrey S. Gaunay, Sammy E. Elsamra, Lee Richstone,

Papillary vs Nonpapillary Puncture in Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: A Prospective Randomized Trial,
Panagiotis Kallidonis, Iason Kyriazis, Dimitrios Kotsiris, Adamantia Koutava, Wissam Kamal, Evangelos Liatsikos

Comparison of New Single-Use Digital Flexible Ureteroscope Versus Nondisposable Fiber Optic and Digital Ureteroscope in a Cadaveric Model
Silvia Proietti, Laurian Dragos, Wilson Molina, Steeve Doizi, Guido Giusti, Olivier Traxer,

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer: A Review,
Christian G. Chaussy, Stefan Thüroff

Risks and Benefits of Postoperative Double-J Stent Placement After Ureteroscopy: Results from the Clinical Research Office of Endourological Society Ureteroscopy Global Study,
Ahmet Y. Muslumanoglu, Sven Fuglsig, Antonio Frattini, Gaston Labate, Robert B. Nadler, Alexey Martov, Carson Wong, Jean J.M.C.H. de la Rosette

En Bloc Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors: A New Standard?
Angelo Naselli, Paolo Puppo

Tamsulosin, Solifenacin, and Their Combination for the Treatment of Stent-Related Symptoms: A Randomized Controlled Study,
Athanasios E. Dellis, Athanasios G. Papatsoris, Francis X. Keeley Jr., Aristotelis Bamias, Charalambos Deliveliotis, Andreas A. Skolarikos

A Minimally Invasive Method in Diagnosing Testicular Torsion: The Initial Experience of Scrotoscope,
Huamao Ye, Zhiyong Liu, Haifeng Wang, Yifan Chang, Xu Gao, Chuanliang Xu, Jianguo Hou, Yinghao Sun

Tadalafil Facilitates the Distal Ureteral Stone Expulsion: A Meta-Analysis
Yunjin Bai, Yubo Yang, Xiaoming Wang, Yin Tang, Ping Han, Jia Wang


Freehand Ultrasound-Guided Transperineal Prostate Biopsy: Technique and Early Results,
John Michael DiBianco, Mathew Allaway

Troubleshooting During Percutaneous Renal Access,
Adam Berneking, John M. Farmer Jr., Ramakrishna Venkatesh

Green Laser Enucleation of the Prostate “En bloc Technique”: Surgical Technique and Initial Experience,
Enrique Rijo, Jose Antonio Lorente, Oscar Bielsa, Fernando Gomez-Sancha

Suctioning Flexible Ureteroscopy with Automatic Control of Renal Pelvic Pressure,
Xiaolin Deng, Leming Song, Donghua Xie, Lunfeng Zhu, Lei Yao, Jianrong Huang, Shulin Guo, Zuofeng Peng

Three-Dimensional Laparoscopic Anatrophic Nephrolithotomy
Datson P. George, George P. Abraham, Vijay Radhakrishnan

Robot-Assisted Simple Prostatectomy Using the Millin's, Frayer's, Posterior, and Complete Anatomic Techniques,
Manish N. Patel, Ashok K. Hemal

Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview: The USC Experience,
Soroush T. Bazargani, Hooman Djaladat, Anne K. Schuckman, Cory M. Hugen, Siamak Daneshmand

A New Efficient Trocar to Insert the Wound Drainage Tube: Jackson–Pratt Drainage Tube,
Yu Seob Shin, Jae Hyung You, Myoung-Hwan Ko, Jong Kwan Park

Robotic Radical Nephrectomy with Inferior Vena Cava Thrombectomy: Tips and Tricks,
Ganesh Sivarajan, Michael Piecuch, Daniel Wollin, Michael Stifelman

Off-Clamp Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy for High-Complexity Tumor: Step-by-Step of Our Technique,
Marcos Tobias-Machado, Igor Nunes-Silva, Alexandre Kyoshi Hidaka, Carlos Alexandre Stievano, Michael Cerqueira, Eliney Ferreira Faria, Hamilton de Campos Zampolli

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35th World Congress of Endourology

12th – 16th September 2017, Vancouver, Canada

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