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Nephrolithiasis in the Obese Patient

potential conflicts of interest. Robert M. Geraghty reports part of his salary is paid by Health Education England. Bhaskar K. Somani is a section editor for Current Urology Reports. Human and Animal Rights

Outcomes of ureteroscopy for stone disease in anomalous kidneys: a systematic review

IntroductionTreatment of stone disease in anomalous kidneys can be challenging. As ureteroscopy (URS) has advanced, the number of studies reporting on outcomes of URS for stone disease in anomalous kidneys has increased. Our objective was to perform a systematic review of the literature to evaluate the outcomes of URS for stone disease in this group of patients.MethodsA Cochrane...

Outcomes of ureteroscopy (URS) for stone disease in the paediatric population: results of over 100 URS procedures from a UK tertiary centre

PurposeTo report the outcomes of paediatric ureteroscopy (URS) for stone disease from a specialist endourology centre in the UK. Ureteroscopy for management of stone disease has increased worldwide and is now being done more commonly in the paediatric age group.MethodsData were analysed retrospectively from a database maintained between April 2010 and May 2018. Consecutive...

Simultaneous Bilateral Endoscopic Surgery (SBES) for Bilateral Urolithiasis: the Future? Evidence from a Systematic Review

analysis and editing Bhaskar K Somani—Project development, protocol and editing Compliance with Ethical Standards Conflict of Interest Robert M. Geraghty and Patrick Jones each declare that there is no ... conflict of interest. Bhaskar K. Somani is a section editor for Current Urology Reports. Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were

‘Negative Ureteroscopy’ for Stone Disease: Evidence from a Systematic Review

potential conflicts of interest. Bhaskar K Somani is a section editor for Current Urology Reports. Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent This article does not contain any studies with human or

Use and Effectiveness of Antimicrobial Intravesical Treatment for Prophylaxis and Treatment of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs): a Systematic Review

Compliance with Ethical Standards Conflict of Interest Amelia Pietropaolo, Patrick Jones, Mike Moors, Brian Birch and Bhaskar K. Somani each declare no potential conflicts of interest. Human and Animal

Journey of a cystinuric patient with a long-term follow-up from a medical stone clinic: necessity to be SaFER (stone and fragments entirely removed)

There is a lack of studies looking at the longitudinal follow-up of patients with cystine stones. We wanted to assess the journey of cystinuric patients through our specialist metabolic stone clinic to improve the understanding of episodes, interventions and current outcomes in this patient cohort. After ethical approval, all patients who attended our metabolic stone clinic from...

Advances in Ureteral Stent Design and Materials

designs, not discussed in this article due to confidentiality as it is pending for the outcome due by the end of 2018. Conflict of Interest Ali Mosayyebi, Costantino Manes, Dario Carugo, and Bhaskar K ... . Somani each declare no potential conflicts of interest. Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors

Semi-rigid ureteroscopy: indications, tips, and tricks

6YD , UK 1 Lily A. Whitehurst 2 Bhaskar K. Somani Advances in ureteroscopic technology, alongside broadening treatment options have fuelled the rapid expansion of endourology. Semi-rigid ureteroscopy

Ureteroscopy is more cost effective than shock wave lithotripsy for stone treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis

AG , Frauenfeld , Switzerland 2 Bhaskar K. Somani Introduction A rising incidence of kidney stone disease has led to an increase in ureteroscopy (URS) and shock wave lithotripsy (SWL). Our aim was to

Role of Minimally Invasive (Micro and Ultra-mini) PCNL for Adult Urinary Stone Disease in the Modern Era: Evidence from a Systematic Review

University Hospital , Scotland , UK 1 Department of Urology, Pinderfields Hospital , Aberford Rd, Wakefield , UK 2 Bhaskar K. Somani 3 Miniaturised PCNL Micro PCNL Ultra-mini PCNL Shockwave lithotripsy ... of Interest Patrick Jones, Muhammad Elmussareh, Omar M. Aboumarzouk, and Bhaskar K. Somani each declare no potential conflicts of interest. Phillip Mucksavage is a section editor for Current Urology

Ureteroscopy for Stone Disease in Paediatric Population is Safe and Effective in Medium-Volume and High-Volume Centres: Evidence from a Systematic Review

profiles as high-volume centres. The findings of this review may Compliance with Ethical Standards Conflict of Interest Shazna Rob, Patrick Jones, Amelia Pietropaulo, Stephen Griffin and Bhaskar K. Somani

A Complete World Literature Review of Quality of Life (QOL) in Patients with Kidney Stone Disease (KSD)

Conflict of Interest Francesca New reports personal fees from Coloplast and other from Storz. Bhaskar K. Somani declares no potential conflicts of interest. Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent This

Results of day-case ureterorenoscopy (DC-URS) for stone disease: prospective outcomes over 4.5 years

Purpose To investigate the prospective outcomes of day-case ureterorenoscopy (DC-URS) for stone disease. With the rising prevalence of stone disease in the face of finite resources, there is increasing pressure to undertake procedures as a day case avoiding in-patient stay. There are a limited number of studies reporting on the feasibility of ureteroscopy as a day-case procedure...

Bilateral Simultaneous Ureteroscopic (BS-URS) Approach in the Management of Bilateral Urolithiasis Is a Safe and Effective Strategy in the Contemporary Era—Evidence from a Systematic Review

associated with fewer complications. Compliance with Ethical Standards Conflict of Interest Robert M. Geraghty, Bhavan P. Rai and Patrick Jones each declare no potential conflicts of interest. Bhaskar K ... . Somani reports honoraria from Coloplast and travel expenses covered/reimbursed by Storz. Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects

Trends of ‘urolithiasis: interventions, simulation, and laser technology’ over the last 16 years (2000–2015) as published in the literature (PubMed): a systematic review from European section of Uro-technology (ESUT)

Purpose To look at the bibliometric publication trends on ‘Urolithiasis’ and aspects of treatment and training associated with it over a period of 16 years from 2000 to 2015. To this end, we conducted this study to look at the publication trends associated with urolithiasis, including the use of simulation, laser technology, and all types of interventions for it. Materials and...

The Association of Metabolic Syndrome and Urolithiasis

There has been an increasing prevalence of kidney stones over the last 2 decades worldwide. Many studies have indicated a possible association between metabolic syndrome and kidney stone disease, particularly in overweight and obese patients. Many different definitions of metabolic syndrome have been suggested by various organizations, although the definition by the International...

The Association of Metabolic Syndrome and Urolithiasis

There has been an increasing prevalence of kidney stones over the last 2 decades worldwide. Many studies have indicated a possible association between metabolic syndrome and kidney stone disease, particularly in overweight and obese patients. Many different definitions of metabolic syndrome have been suggested by various organizations, although the definition by the International...

The Association of Metabolic Syndrome and Urolithiasis

There has been an increasing prevalence of kidney stones over the last 2 decades worldwide. Many studies have indicated a possible association between metabolic syndrome and kidney stone disease, particularly in overweight and obese patients. Many different definitions of metabolic syndrome have been suggested by various organizations, although the definition by the International...

Ureteric stents on extraction strings: a systematic review of literature

, Sindelfingen , Germany 2 Department of Urology, Tenon Hospital, University Pierre and Marie Curie , Paris , France 3 Bhaskar K. Somani 4 Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust , Leeds , UK 5 EAU Young Academic