Are small residual stone fragments really insignificant in children?


Dincel N., Resorlu B., Unsal A. , Tepeler A., Silay M. S. , Armagan A., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.48, no.4, pp.840-844, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.07.061
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.840-844

Abstract

Objectives: To assess the significance of asymptomatic residual stone fragments of less than 4 mm (clinically insignificant residual fragments [CIRFs]) after shock wave lithotripsy (SWL), percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL), and retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) in children.