Nicole L. Miller, MD, FACS, presented “Breaking Bad: Advances in Laser Lithotripsy Techniques” during the 40th Annual Ralph E. Hopkins Urology Seminar on February 5th, 2020 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

How to cite: Miller, Nicole L. Breaking Bad: Advances in Laser Lithotripsy Techniques” February 5th, 2020. Accessed Oct 2020. https://grandroundsinurology.com/breaking-bad-advances-in-laser-lithotripsy-techniques/

Breaking Bad: Advances in Laser Lithotripsy Techniques – Summary:

Nicole L. Miller, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses advances in laser lithotripsy techniques for breaking kidney stones. She explains how to select and efficiently use current laser technology and how to dial in the settings to reduce residual fragments, also noting the limitations of the Holmium Laser. Dr. Miller then reviews advances in laser treatment, including MOSES Technology and Thulium Fiber Laser (TFL).

About The 40th Annual Ralph E. Hopkins Urology Seminar:

The Ralph E. Hopkins Urology Seminar is a multi-day meeting focused on training urologists in the latest in assessing, diagnosing, and treating urologic conditions in the clinical setting. Updates are provided on urologic cancers, stone disease, urologic reconstruction, female urology, infertility, emerging surgical techniques, and general urology. Dr. Miller presented this lecture during the 40th iteration of the meeting on February 5th, 2020 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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