Is stone clearance after shockwave lithotripsy in patients with solitary upper-caliceal stone influenced by anatomic differences in the pelvicaliceal system?


Kupeli B., Acar C., Gurocak S., Guneri C., Karaoglan U., Bozkirli I.

Journal of endourology, vol.21, no.1, pp.18-22, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/end.2006.0156
  • Journal Name: Journal of endourology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.18-22
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: We investigated the effect of pelvicaliceal differences on stone clearance after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) in patients with solitary upper-caliceal stones.