Flexible Ureteroscopy Can Be More Efficacious in the Treatment of Proximal Ureteral Stones in Select Patients

@inproceedings{Alkan2015FlexibleUC,
  title={Flexible Ureteroscopy Can Be More Efficacious in the Treatment of Proximal Ureteral Stones in Select Patients},
  author={Erdal Alkan and Ali Sarıbacak and Ahmet Oguz Ozkanli and Mehmet Murad Başar and Oguz Acar and Mevlana Derya Balbay},
  booktitle={Advances in urology},
  year={2015}
}
Purpose. We aimed to compare and evaluate the outcomes and complications of two endoscopic treatment procedures, semirigid ureteroscopy (SR-URS) and flexible ureteroscopy (F-URS), in the treatment of proximal ureteral stones (PUS). Methods. SR-URS (group 1) was done on 68 patients whereas 64 patients underwent F-URS (group 2) for the treatment of PUS… CONTINUE READING