Endoscopic management of symptomatic caliceal diverticula: a retrospective comparison of percutaneous nephrolithotripsy and ureteroscopy.

@article{Auge2002EndoscopicMO,
  title={Endoscopic management of symptomatic caliceal diverticula: a retrospective comparison of percutaneous nephrolithotripsy and ureteroscopy.},
  author={Brian K. Auge and Ravi Munver and John Kourambas and Glenn E. Newman and Glenn M. Preminger},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={557-63}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE A myriad of minimally invasive options exist for managing symptomatic caliceal diverticula, including shockwave lithotripsy, percutaneous surgery, retrograde ureteroscopy, and laparoscopy. Yet no direct comparisons have been made in the literature of the relative treatment efficacy of ureteroscopy (URS) and percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PNL). A retrospective review of our patients was performed to determine the most appropriate endoscopic management option for patients… CONTINUE READING

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