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Semirigid and Flexible Ureteroscopy

  • Arash Akhavein
  • Manoj Monga
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Abstract

This chapter describes our technique of performing semirigid as well as flexible ureteroscopy for upper tract urothelial tumors. We review the steps involved in both procedures and point out the caveats to avoid complications during each part.

Keywords

Endoscope Ureteroscopy Semirigid Flexible Surgical technique 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Glickman Urological and Kidney InstituteCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Cedar Sinai Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA

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