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  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Retrograde Pyelogram
  • 3. Ureteroscopy and Visualization of the Stone
  • 4. Laser Lithotripsy
  • 5. Renoscopy
  • 6. Exit Ureteroscopy
  • 7. Repeat Retrograde Pyelogram
  • 8. Stent Replacement
  • 9. Post-op Remarks
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Ureteroscopy, Laser Lithotripsy, and Stent Replacement for an Obstructing Left Proximal Ureteral Stone with Forniceal Rupture

Ryan A. Hankins, MD
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

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The patient in this case is a 76-year-old male who was admitted to the ER two weeks prior and was found to have an obstructing, 1-cm left proximal ureteral stone with a forniceal rupture. A left ureteral stent was placed, and he was started on antibiotics. In this video, Dr. Ryan Hankins at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital performs definitive management of the stone with a left ureteroscopy, laser lithotripsy, and stent replacement.

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