Welcome to the StoneSmart™ case video series where you can learn from your peers who have shared their insights, approaches and techniques to challenging stone procedures and complex patient presentations.

This series will continue to expand with new insights and content intended to further the conversation around evolving challenges you face in your urology department or practice and the ways endourology innovations can advance procedural techniques and operational efficiencies.

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Management of Transplant Nephrolithiasis

Dr. Palese and Dr. Small explain the specific risk factors, unique anatomical intricacies, and technical considerations for stone removal in a transplanted kidney. The case of a 68-year-old male with end stage renal disease who presents with stones 11 months post kidney transplant is shared. Drs. Palese and Small explain the required and careful thought process to ensure the best possible outcome of this and similar transplant cases, all of which are deemed highly complex. Drs. Palese and Small also address how to treat donor-gifted lithiasis prior to implantation.


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