Modified supine versus prone position in percutaneous nephrolithotomy for renal stones treatable with a single percutaneous access: a prospective randomized trial.

@article{Sio2008ModifiedSV,
  title={Modified supine versus prone position in percutaneous nephrolithotomy for renal stones treatable with a single percutaneous access: a prospective randomized trial.},
  author={Marco de Sio and Riccardo Autorino and Giuseppe Quarto and Francesco Calabr{\`o} and Rocco Damiano and Francesco Giugliano and Salvatore Mordente and M D'armiento},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={196-202}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare operative time, safety, and effectiveness of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the supine versus prone position in a prospective randomized trial. MATERIAL AND METHODS From October 2005 to June 2007, 75 patients (33 men, 42 women; mean age, 39.3 yr) were prospectively enrolled and randomly divided into group A (39 patients, supine position) and group B (36 patients, prone position). Inclusion criteria were diagnosis of single or multiple renal stones (pelvic-caliceal… CONTINUE READING
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