The comparison of minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy and retrograde intrarenal surgery for stones larger than 2 cm in patients with a solitary kidney: a matched-pair analysis

@article{Zeng2014TheCO,
  title={The comparison of minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy and retrograde intrarenal surgery for stones larger than 2 cm in patients with a solitary kidney: a matched-pair analysis},
  author={Guohua Zeng and Wei Zhu and Jiasheng Li and Zhijian Zhao and Tao Zeng and Chenli Liu and Yang Liu and Jian Yuan and Shaw P. Wan},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={33},
  pages={1159-1164}
}
To compare the treatment outcomes between retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) and minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy (MPCNL) for the management of stones larger than 2 cm in patients with solitary kidney. Between December 2012 and March 2014, 53 patients with a solitary kidney suffering from urinary stones larger than 2 cm were treated with RIRS. The outcomes of these patients were compared to a cohort of similar solitary kidney stone patients who underwent MPCNL using a matched… CONTINUE READING

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