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Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management Specialty: Urology

The following information was requested:

1. The details of all claims pertaining to the subspecialty of Endourology (stone surgery or upper tract surgery) within the specialty of Urology as practiced by Urologists, General

surgeons and Paediatric surgeons, from 1995 to 2018 within the UK (England, Wales, Scotland, NI).

2. Outcomes of the claims, both successful (closed with indemnity payment), and unsuccessful (closed without an indemnity payment), along with a description of the nature of

the claim

3. Where successful, the cost paid in damages

Examples of the procedures / issues / conditions we are interested in are:

PCNL (Percutaneous NephroLithotomy), ureteroscopy, laser/basketing to stones, stents, cystostomies, kidney/ureteric/bladder stones, ureteric injuries, ureteric strictures, ureteric injured and/or re-implantations

If searching for relevant cases within Endourology proves challenging or too time-taking, we would be grateful if you could provide us with data on all claims pertaining to the specialty of Urology as practiced by Urologists, General surgeons and Paediatric surgeons from 1995 to 2018 (we will be happy to search through the data ourselves to obtain relevant information).

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