Bilateral Same-Session Ureteroscopy for Treatment of Ureteral Calculi: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

@article{Ge2016BilateralSU,
  title={Bilateral Same-Session Ureteroscopy for Treatment of Ureteral Calculi: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Hongwei Ge and Xiaoqing Zheng and Yanqun Na and Xinzhi Hou and Chengfan Yu and W Ding and Yuyong Wang and Zhijian Yu and Huadong He},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 11},
  pages={1169-1179}
}
INTRODUCTION The traditional procedure for the management of bilateral ureteral stones is staged ureteroscopic lithotripsy (URS). However, in recent years particularly, some urologists advocate same-session bilateral URS on the ground of success rates and minimal morbidity. This systematic review is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of same-session bilateral ureteroscopy for the treatment of ureteral calculi. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a bibliographic search using MEDLINE (1980 to… CONTINUE READING