Comparison of Pneumatic, Ultrasonic and Combination Lithotripters in Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy

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Zengin K., Sener N. C. , Bas O., Nalbant I., Alisir I.

INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL, vol.40, no.5, pp.650-655, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2014.05.10
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.650-655


Purpose: We aimed to compare the outcomes of pneumatic (PL), ultrasonic (UL) and combined (PL/UL) lithotripsy performed in percutaneous lithotripsy (PNL) according to success rates and stone clearence.