Prediction of morbidity and mortality after percutaneous nephrolithotomy by using the Charlson Comorbidity Index.

@article{Unsal2012PredictionOM,
  title={Prediction of morbidity and mortality after percutaneous nephrolithotomy by using the Charlson Comorbidity Index.},
  author={A. Dundar Unsal and Berkan Reșorlu and Ali Fuat Atmaca and Akif Diri and Hasan Nedim Goksel Goktug and Ceren Eda Can and Bahri Gok and Can Tuygun and Cankon Germiyonoglu},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={
          55-60
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) predicts postoperative medical complications and death in patients treated with percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). METHODS A total of 1406 PCNL procedures were performed at 4-stone referral centers between September 2004 and March 2011 were reviewed in this multicenter study. Variables included patient and stone characteristics, preoperative comorbidities, intraoperative data, and postoperative complications, including… CONTINUE READING
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