Evidence

EAU 2016 – Abstract
The new grasp-integrated flexible cystoscope (FC) Isiris (Coloplast®) for double J (DJ) removal: evaluation of image quality, flow and flexibility

EAU 2016 – Abstract
A multicentric evaluation of a new single use solution for ureteral stent removal

BAUS 2016 – Abstract
Initial UK multicentre experience with the ISIRIS single-use stent removal device

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Last updated: October 2016