Outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy: comparison of elderly and younger patients.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in elderly patients is challenging due to the high prevalence of comorbidity and single kidney. We compared the results and complications of patients who were submitted to PCNL according to age (higher than and lower than 65 years old). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 61 patients aged more than… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2013.05.12

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