Ureteroscopy in proximal ureteral stones after shock wave lithotripsy failure: Is it safe and efficient or dangerous?


Kilinc M. F. , Doluoglu O. G. , Karakan T., Dalkilic A., Sonmez N. C. , Aydogmus Y., ...More

CUAJ-CANADIAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL, vol.9, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5489/cuaj.2745
  • Title of Journal : CUAJ-CANADIAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL

Abstract

Introduction: We assessed the effectiveness of ureteroscopy (URS) in proximal ureteral stones performed after shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) failure, and determined outcomes in terms of success rate, complications, and operation time.