Can We Avoid Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy in High-risk Elderly Patients Using the Charlson Comorbidity Index?


Resorlu B., Diri A., Atmaca A. F. , Tuygun C., Oztuna D., Bozkurt O. F. , ...Daha Fazla

UROLOGY, cilt.79, sa.5, ss.1042-1047, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 79 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.urology.2011.10.060
  • Dergi Adı: UROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1042-1047

Özet

OBJECTIVE To determine whether Charlson comorbidity index (CCI) predicts the postoperative complications after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and could be a plausible option to avoid surgery and its potential risks in elderly patients with significant comorbidites.