INTERVIEW: Drs. Arthur Smith and Ralph Clayman, Co-Editors-in-Chief of Journal of Endourology

Dr. Matlaga March 2019
Drs. Arthur Smith and Ralph Clayman founded Journal of Endourology in 1987, and continue in their role of Co-Editors-in-Chief today. In this interview conducted by Dr. Clayman, Dr. Smith shares the remarkable story of how he pioneered the field of videourology 30 years ago, what led to the launch of the journal Videourology, and how this groundbreaking new resource will enhance physician education and improve patient outcomes.

Endourology Sound Bites #12: Three Tips for Robot Prostatectomy with David Lee, MD, FACS

Dr. Matlaga February 2019
: In this episode Dr. Lee will be discussing three tips from his experience of robot prostatectomy. The areas of focus during this discussion are the bladder neck dissection, the dissection of the seminal vesicle, and the dissection of the apex and urethra.

Endourology Sound Bites #13: How I Obtain Percutaneous Access

Dr. Matlaga February 2019
Podcast Summary: 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.

Endourology Sound Bites #11: A Glimpse into the Future of Endourology

Dr. Matlaga January 2019
Discussing the future is more about opinion than knowledge hence one is never responsible for one’s pronouncements unless they prove to be an “I told you so” reality. Given this low risk proposition, Dr. Ralph V. Clayman - Distinguished Professor/Endowed Chair in Endourology & Dean–emeritus University of California, Irvine, and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Endourology - based on his vast experience and widely acknowledged expertise, expounds the future of noninvasive therapy, iatrogenic orifice endoscopy, and how robotics will continue to grow and become integral to surgical practice.