This section considers submissions that demonstrate advances in urological minimally invasive surgical procedures, including robotic, laparoscopic and endourologic surgery. Research papers which report new technologies and their application in clinical practice are also considered.
The effect of preoperative ureteral stenting in retrograde Intrarenal surgery: a multicenter, propensity score-matched study
Stent placement before retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) can theoretically expand the ureter to improve access and remove stones. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of preoperative uret...
Citation: BMC Urology 2020 20:147