Comparison of Shockwave Lithotripsy and Laser Ureterolithotripsy for Ureteral Stones


Bahceci T., KIZILAY F. , ÇAL A. Ç. , ŞİMŞİR A.

JOURNAL OF UROLOGICAL SURGERY, vol.8, no.3, pp.167-172, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jus.galenos.2021.2021.0006
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF UROLOGICAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.167-172
  • Keywords: Ureteral stones, ureterorenoscopy, shockwave lithotripsy, holmium laser, WAVE LITHOTRIPSY, URETEROSCOPY, DISTAL, STEINSTRASSE, CALCULI, MANAGEMENT, EFFICACY, OUTCOMES, COST

Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to compare shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) with ureteroscopic lithotripsy (URS) for ureteral stones in terms of stone-free rates, complication rates, and overall treatment costs.