Comparison of Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy and Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery in Treating 20-40 mm Renal Stones

Atis G., Culpan M. , PELİT E. S. , Canakci C., Ulusi I., Gunaydin B., ...More

UROLOGY JOURNAL, vol.14, no.2, pp.2995-2999, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.2995-2999
  • Keywords: percutaneous nephrolithotomy, nephrolithiasis, retrograde intrarenal surgery, THAN 2 CM, LASER LITHOTRIPSY, FLEXIBLE URETEROSCOPY, MANAGEMENT, METAANALYSIS, EFFICACY, DIAMETER, TUBELESS, SAFETY


Purpose: To compare the outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) in treating renal stones between 20 and 40 mm in diameter.