Endourology Sound Bites #16: What is Holding Back Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)?

Dr. Matlaga June 2019
In this episode Dr. Miller will review the evidence in support of HoLEP as the new gold standard surgical treatment for BPH and LUTS. She will also critically examine the factors that have played a role in adoption of the technique both in the US and globally.

Endourology Sound Bites Episode #15: The Use of the Holmium Laser in the Management of Kidney Stones

Dr. Matlaga May 2019
In this episode Dr. Wiseman will discuss decision making in the laser fragmentation of kidney stones. He will discuss choice of fiber size and look at how laser settings of energy, pulse duration, and frequency allow us to fragment and dust stones.

Endourology Sound Bites Episode #14: Innovations in Minimally Invasive Therapies for BPH

Dr. Matlaga April 2019
In this episode Dr. Somani discusses some of the new minimally invasive therapies for BPH including water vapor therapy, prostate urolift, aquablation, and prostate artery embolization (PAE). Apart from the technique itself, he also discusses the advantages and disadvantages of these procedures.

Endourology Sound Bites #13: How I Obtain Percutaneous Access

Dr. Matlaga February 2019
In this episode Dr. Lingeman discusses insights on how he obtains access for percutaneous nephrolithotomy. His preference for obtaining percutaneous access is a fluoroscopic based triangulation technique.