A prospective and randomised trial comparing fluoroscopic, total ultrasonographic, and combined guidance for renal access in mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

@article{Zhu2017APA,
  title={A prospective and randomised trial comparing fluoroscopic, total ultrasonographic, and combined guidance for renal access in mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy.},
  author={Wei Zhu and Jiasheng Li and Jian Yuan and Yongda Liu and Shaw P. Wan and Guanzhao Liu and Wenzhong Chen and Wenqi Wu and Jintai Luo and Dongliang Zhong and De-feng Qi and Ming Lei and Wen Zhong and Ze Kun Zhang and Zhaohui He and Zhijian Zhao and Suilin Lu and Yuji Wu and Guohua Zeng},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2017},
  volume={119 4},
  pages={612-618}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the safety and efficacy of fluoroscopic guidance (FG), total ultrasonographic guidance (USG), and combined ultrasonographic and fluoroscopic guidance (CG) for percutaneous renal access in mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy (mini-PCNL). PATIENTS AND METHODS The present study was conducted between July 2014 and May 2015 as a prospective randomised trial at the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University. In all, 450 consecutive patients with renal stones of >2… CONTINUE READING
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