Mini-PCNL with Thulium Fiber laser

Educator / speaker:

The urology clinic and outpatient department at the Rechts der Isar University Hospital in Munich is one of the most prestigious urology departments in the south of Germany, boasting specialists with extensive expertise across the entire range of urology treatment options. Dr. Michael Straub, Managing Senior Physician, is Head of Endourology and the Urinary Stone Center. Due to his many years of clinical and scientific work in the area of urinary stone therapy, including as a long-standing member of the Guidelines Panel in both the German Society of Urology (DGU) and European Association of Urology (EAU), Dr. Straub is one of the most experienced surgeons in his field. Using the latest generation of instruments and laser equipment, he draws on the advantages delivered by the surgical technique of minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy (Mini-PCNL), in particular for the treatment of large renal stone clusters. The many procedures he has performed and his vast experience in the field of urolithiasis set Dr. Straub apart as an acclaimed expert in this sector.


Dr. med. Michael Straub
Managing Senior Physician
Head of Endourology and Urinary Stone Center

Tel.: +49 89 4140-2507
Fax: +49 89 4140-2542

Program in Munich

Day 1 – "Get together":

Restaurant to be announced

5:30 p.m. Welcome
5:45 p.m. Introduction

  • Presentation of patients for Mini-PCNL using Thulium Fiber laser lithotripsy

6:45 p.m. Discussion
7:00 p.m. Dinner together

Day 2 – "Live surgeries":

TUM Rechts der Isar, Munich

8:00 a.m. Travel to hospital together 

  • Depart from hotel

8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:45 a.m. Use of equipment

  • Presentation of instruments
  • Presentation of devices: Pulvis 60+ laser, Mini-PCNL instruments

9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Live procedure I*

  • Mini-PCNL with Thulium Fiber Laser Lithotripsie

11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Live procedure II*

  • Mini-PCNL with Thulium Fiber laser lithotripsy

2:00 p.m. Discussion
2:30 p.m. End of session
Individual departure

*At changeover times, it may be possible to participate in additional procedures


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Urology clinic and outpatient department at the
Munich Technical University Rechts der Isar Hospital
Ismaninger Str. 22
81675 Munich, Germany 

Tel.: +49 89 4140-2507
Fax: +49 89 4140-2542



Motel One München-Haidhausen
Rosenheimerstr. 110
81669 Munich, Germany 

Tel.: +49 89 90421800


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