Safety and efficacy of PNL vs RIRS in the management of stones located in horseshoe kidneys: A critical comparative evaluation


Eryildirim B., Kucuk E. V. , Atis G., Ozturk M., Senkul T., Tuncer M., ...More

ARCHIVIO ITALIANO DI UROLOGIA E ANDROLOGIA, vol.90, no.3, pp.149-154, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 90 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4081/aiua.2018.3.149
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVIO ITALIANO DI UROLOGIA E ANDROLOGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.149-154
  • Keywords: Horseshoe kidney, Percutaneous nephrolithotomy, Retrograde intrarenal surgery, Renal stone, Ureteroscopy, EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCKWAVE LITHOTRIPSY, PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROLITHOTOMY, COMPLICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, CALCULI

Abstract

Aim: To assess the efficacy and safety of two different techniques (Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) vs Retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS)) in the management of stones in patients with horseshoe kidneys (HSK).