Comparison of semirigid ureteroscopy, flexible ureteroscopy, and shock wave lithotripsy for initial treatment of 11-20 mm proximal ureteral stones


Kartal I., Baylan B., Cakici M. C. , Sari S., SELMİ V. , Ozdemir H., ...More

ARCHIVIO ITALIANO DI UROLOGIA E ANDROLOGIA, vol.92, no.1, pp.39-44, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4081/aiua.2020.1.39
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVIO ITALIANO DI UROLOGIA E ANDROLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.39-44

Abstract

Objective: We aimed to retrospectively evaluate the effectiveness and safety of flexible ureteroscopy (f-URS), semirigid ureteroscopy (sr-URS), and shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) to treat single 11-20 mm stones in the proximal ureter.