Episode #25: Fluid Management Systems for Ureteroscopy

Brian Matlaga May 2020
In this conversation with Dr. Brian Matlaga, Dr. Michael Lipkin will provide his insights into the considerations of fluid management during stone treatment and also review platforms available to address this consideration.

Episode #24: HoLEP - Is It the Gold Standard?

Amy Krambeck April 2020
In this episode Dr. Amy Krambeck and Dr. Brian Matlaga discuss how and why to implement HoLEP into your surgical practice.

Episode #23: Mini-PCNL – What You Need to Know

Bodo Knudsen April 2020
In this episode Dr. Bodo Knudsen discusses the emerging role of mini-PCNL in stone management, and how it can be implemented into your practice.

Episode #22: How to Approach Challenging Kidney Tumors and Patients

Craig Rogers March 2020
In this episode Dr. Craig G. Rogers discusses Partial Nephrectomy as a standard treatment option that can be performed even for challenging tumors. Various tools and approaches are available to help achieve tumor control while preserving kidney function and minimizing complications. Robotic assistance may facilitate a minimally-invasive approach for complex partial nephrectomy cases. Important surgical considerations include optimal exposure, preparation, equipment, adapting surgical technique to tumor location, and minimizing ischemia and parenchymal loss. Active surveillance, biopsy, advanced imaging, ablation, and radical nephrectomy may have a role in select patients based on patient age, comorbidities, and tumor features.