Episode #6, Part 1: Changing Trends in PCNL

Endourological Society March 2022
Episode 6 of Open Channels, Changing Trends in PCNL, discusses supine vs. prone PCNL, miniaturization of the percutaneous renal tract, tubeless PCNL, intra-renal stone manipulation tools, and varying energy sources for lithotripsy of stones.

Episode #43: Biopsy of the Renal Mass: When Why and What to do with the Information

Endourological Society February 2022
In episode forty-three, we explore that, while biopsy of the renal mass may not be controversial, performing the procedure varies widely amongst urologists. Dr. Schenkman sheds light on how to implement the biopsy into practice and some of the pitfalls of the results.

Ep. #42: The Role of Robotics in Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction with a Focus on Female Disorders

Endourological Society November 2021
Robotic surgery is commonplace for extirpative surgery. In episode forty-two, we learn some of the applications for reconstruction with a focus on female disorders.

Episode #3: Experience with Jelmyto

Endourological Society September 2021
In Episode 3, experts discuss the utility of antegrade instillation of Jelmyto as a viable option, which may reduce adverse effects associated with repeated instrumentation of the ureter. The urologist should be cognizant of tumor location, as this may impact placement of the nephrostomy tube and subsequent efficacy of treatment. Episode #3 delves into these treatment considerations.