Same-session bilateral retrograde intrarenal surgery for upper urinary system stones: safety and efficacy.

@article{Alkan2014SamesessionBR,
  title={Same-session bilateral retrograde intrarenal surgery for upper urinary system stones: safety and efficacy.},
  author={Erdal Alkan and Egemen Avci and Ahmet Oguz Ozkanli and Oguz Acar and Mevlana Derya Balbay},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={757-62}
}
PURPOSE We present our experience with same-session retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for the management of bilateral upper urinary system stones (UUSS) in terms of clearance of stones, operative times, duration of hospital stay, and complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between November 2007 and January 2013, a total of 44 simultaneous bilateral RIRS were performed at our hospital. Initially, symptomatic sides of the patients were operated on, and, when asymptomatic, the greater stone… CONTINUE READING

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