Comparison of retrograde intrarenal surgery, shockwave lithotripsy, and percutaneous nephrolithotomy for treatment of medium-sized radiolucent renal stones


Resorlu B., Unsal A., Ziypak T., Diri A., Atis G., Guven S., ...More

WORLD JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.31, no.6, pp.1581-1586, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00345-012-0991-1
  • Journal Name: WORLD JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1581-1586
  • Keywords: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy, Retrograde intrarenal surgery, Radiolucent renal stones, Shock wave lithotripsy, LOWER POLE NEPHROLITHIASIS, WAVE LITHOTRIPSY, MULTIVARIATE-ANALYSIS, COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY, PROGNOSTIC-FACTORS, URETERAL CALCULI, MANAGEMENT, SUCCESS, CLASSIFICATION, COMPLICATIONS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

To compare the outcomes of shock wave lithotripsy (SWL), percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL), and retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for 10-20 mm radiolucent renal calculi by evaluating stone-free rates and associated complications.