Impact of previous open renal surgery on the outcomes of subsequent percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a meta-analysis.


OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to systematically compare the perioperative outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in patients with or without previous ipsilateral open renal surgery (POS). DESIGN Systematic searches of the PubMed, Web of Science and Cochrane Library databases were used to identify relevant studies, and, following literature… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010627


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