Here is the second part of the video on ureteric colic. This part describes the treatment of ureteric stones of various sizes and also covers the important topic of when not to leave a stone alone!
We have 2 videos on renal colic as it is such an important topic. In this first part, we consider the diagnosis and management of the patient presenting with suspected ureteric colic.
In our new video, we discuss one of the commonest of all urological emergencies, acute urinary retention.
Here is our new video on taking a comprehensive history from patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)
Haematuria is a symptom that requires prompt recognition and investigation, as there are some potentially serious underlying causes.
It is hardly Batman vs Superman I’m afraid, but the infographic below shows the key features to help you make a diagnosis of the acute scrotum. Remember, torsion of the testis is a surgical emergency which requires urgent diagnosis and management…
Did you know that most stones are made of calcium? Which stones are radiolucent? What causes cystine stones – the answers are in this infographic!
Telling scrotal lumps apart can be challenging, and is an exercise frequently encountered in the OSCE setting. By following our 3 simple rules, you will never struggle with this (click picture for full size version).
Renal colic is one of the most commonly encountered surgical emergencies. It is usually caused by an obstructing ureteric calculus which has dropped out of the kidney, partially obstructing the drainage of urine from the kidney.