World J Urol (2017) 35:1269–1275 DOI 10.1007/s00345-016-1986-0 ORIGINAL ARTICLE First clinical evaluation of a new single‑use flexible cystoscope dedicated to double‑J stent removal (Isiris™): a European prospective multicenter study 1,2,3 4 5 6 7 Steeve Doizi · Guido Kamphuis · Guido Giusti · J. L. Palmero · J. M. Patterson · 5 8 4 1,2,3 Silvia Proietti · Michael Straub · Jean de la Rosette · Olivier Traxer Received: 3 October 2016 / Accepted: 2 December 2016 / Published online: 17 December 2016 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Abstract Results A total of 83 procedures were performed. 82% of Purpose We evaluated a new single-use digital flexible procedures were performed in the endoscopy room, while cystoscope with an integrated grasper designed for double-J the others were in the operating room since a consecu- stent removal, Isiris™, addressing success rate, image qual- tive endourological intervention was planned. The median ity, deflection, maneuverability and grasper functionality. duration of stent implantation was 28 days [14; 60]. In five Methods In September 2015, a prospective cohort study patients, stent removal was not possible. Four patients had was conducted in six tertiary European reference cent- an incrusted double-J stent, and in one patient, the
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Published: Dec 17, 2016
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