Comparison of Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery and Mini-percutaneous Nephrolithotomy in Children With Moderate-size Kidney Stones: Results of Multi-institutional Analysis

Resorlu B., Unsal A., Tepeler A., Atis G., Tokatli Z., Oztuna D., ...More

UROLOGY, vol.80, no.3, pp.519-523, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 80 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.04.018
  • Journal Name: UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.519-523
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


OBJECTIVE To compare the outcomes of miniaturized percutaneous nephrolithotomy (mini-perc) and retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) in children for 10- to 30-mm renal calculi by evaluating operative data, stone-free rates, and associated complications.