Traditional procedures are done in a complex environment

Today, HealthCare Professionals face several problematics including highly equipped rooms overbooking, reprocessing issues, scope and staff availability requirements1, 2.

References

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  • 2. Pietropaolo A. et al. Comparison of ureteric stent removal procedures using reusable and single-use flexible cystoscopes following ureteroscopy and lasertripsy: A micro costing analysis. Central European Journal of Urology. July 24, 2020.
  • 3. Baston EL, Wellum S, Bredow Z. Office-based ureteric stent removal is achievable, improves clinical flexibility and quality of care, whilst also keeping surgeons close to their patients. Cent European J Urol. 2018; 71: 196-201.

  • 4. M. Honore et al. Benefits of a single use IsirisTM stent removal device in the outpatient setting. USANZ Congres, 2018.
  • 5. J. Baard, R. Spermon. The added value of a single-use scope for double-J stent removal from the perspective of urologists at high volume centers. WCE Sep 2018.