How do increasing stone surface area and stone configuration affect overall outcome of percutaneous nephrolithotomy?

Turna B. , UMUL M., DEMIRYOGURAN S., ALTAY B. , Nazli O.

JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY, vol.21, no.1, pp.34-43, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/end.2006.0315
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-43


Background and Purpose: Studies reporting the outcome of percutaneous nepbrolitbotomy (PCNL) in relation to stone burden and configuration are limited. We analyzed our stone-free and complication rates of PCNL with regard to stone surface area and configuration.