Endourology Sound Bites Episode #14: Innovations in Minimally Invasive Therapies for BPH

Dr. Matlaga April 2019
In this episode Dr. Somani discusses some of the new minimally invasive therapies for BPH including water vapor therapy, prostate urolift, aquablation, and prostate artery embolization (PAE). Apart from the technique itself, he also discusses the advantages and disadvantages of these procedures.

Endourology Sound Bites #13: How I Obtain Percutaneous Access

Dr. Matlaga February 2019
In this episode Dr. Lingeman discusses insights on how he obtains access for percutaneous nephrolithotomy. His preference for obtaining percutaneous access is a fluoroscopic based triangulation technique.

Endourology Sound Bites #12: Three Tips for Robot Prostatectomy with David Lee, MD, FACS

Dr. Matlaga February 2019
In this episode Dr. Lee will be discussing three tips from his experience of robot prostatectomy. The areas of focus during this discussion are the bladder neck dissection, the dissection of the seminal vesicle, and the dissection of the apex and urethra.

Endourology Sound Bites #11: A Glimpse into the Future of Endourology

Dr. Matlaga January 2019
Discussing the future is more about opinion than knowledge hence one is never responsible for one’s pronouncements unless they prove to be an “I told you so” reality. Given this low risk proposition, Dr. Ralph V. Clayman - Distinguished Professor/Endowed Chair in Endourology & Dean–emeritus University of California, Irvine, and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Endourology - based on his vast experience and widely acknowledged expertise, expounds the future of noninvasive therapy, iatrogenic orifice endoscopy, and how robotics will continue to grow and become integral to surgical practice.