Outcomes with ureteral access sheath in retrograde intrarenal surgery: a retrospective comparative analysis

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SARI S. , Cakici M. C. , Aykac A., Baran O., SELMİ V. , Karakoyunlu A. N.

ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE, vol.40, no.5, pp.382-388, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5144/0256-4947.2020.382
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.382-388


BACKGROUND: Retrograde intrarenal surgery is used for treatment of urinary system stones. The ureteral access sheath (UAS) is used to decrease intrapelvic pressure, help with access of multiple instruments, and facilitate drainage and removal of the fragmented stones.