Is RIRS Safe and Efficient In Patients With Kidney Stones Who Had Previous Open, Endoscopic, or Percutaneous Kidney Stone Surgery? One Center Retrospective Study

Baylan B., SARI S., Cakici M. C. , SELMİ V., Ozdemir H., ÖZOK H. U. , ...More

UROLOGY JOURNAL, vol.17, no.3, pp.228-231, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.22037/uj.v0i0.4950
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.228-231


Purpose: In our study, we assessed the efficiency and reliability of retrograde intrarenal surgery secondary to open surgery for kidney stone treatment. Moreover, we compared the efficiency and safety of retrograde intrarenal surgery for the patients with previous history of open surgery, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, secondary retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) and primary RIRS.