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Treating Large or Complex Urolithiasis with Endoscopic Combined Intrarenal Surgery (ECIRS)

In this case study, a 68-year-old patient presented with a BMI of 29. A renal scan demonstrated a left renal function of 39% and a right renal function of 61%. A CT scan demonstrated a complete staghorn stone with multiple cysts in the parenchyma in the left kidney. Dr. Scoffone discusses ECIRS, a different stone removal approach personalized to the patient. He presents the surgical steps in ECIRS with pneumatic and ultrasonic combined lithotripsy.

Cesare Marco Scoffone, MD, Director of Urology Department, and Cicilia Maria Cracco, MD, Urologist, Cottolengo Hospital, Torino, Italy

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