Introduction to upper urinary tract endoscopy for stones

Published Fri, 1 Sep 2017
E CourseUrolithiasis
Organiser European School of Urology
Duration Approx. 60 – 90 minutes

This online course is an e-learning activity from the EAU, in collaboration with the European School of Urology (ESU) and the EAU Sections of Urolithiasis (EULIS) and Uro-Technology (ESUT). The course was developed as part of the training program in ureteroscopic diagnostic and therapeutic surgery.

Learning Objectives

The educational outcome of this course will allow the users to develop skills and gain knowledge on Urolithiasis practice. The course will provide the users with the necessary information to understand and update the endourology techniques needed in the urolithiasis practice.

Module chapters

  1. Origins of endoscopy
  2. Development of semiriged uteroschopy
  3. Development of flexible ureteroscopy
  4. Historical overview on lithotripsy devices
  5. Evolution of ureroscopy working

At a glance

  • Last updated date: October 10, 2019
  • Publication date: September 2017
  • Available languages: English
  • Topic: Stone Disease Treatment
  • Duration: 90 minutes per module approximately
  • CME: 1 European CME credit (ECMEC)

Main coordinators

  • Prof. dr. dr. K. Sarica, Chairman EAU Section of Urolithiasis (EULIS)
  • dr. J. Palou, Chairman European School of Urology (ESU)
  • dr. K. Ahmed; Board member of EULIS
  • dr. BSEP Van Cleynenbreugel, Board member of ESU

Contact our organiser

European School of Urology