LAPAROSCOPIC URETEROLITHOTOMY; AN EQUALLY EFFECTIVE AND A SENSIBLE ALTERNATIVE TO FLEXIBLE URETERORENOSCOPY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF LARGE URETERAL STONES IN TERMS OF EFFECTIVITY AND COST


GÜNSEREN K. Ö. , DEMİR A., ÇİÇEK M. Ç. , YAVAŞCAOĞLU İ., KILIÇARSLAN H.

ARCHIVOS ESPANOLES DE UROLOGIA, vol.74, no.6, pp.592-598, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.37554/en-20201213-3423-7
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVOS ESPANOLES DE UROLOGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, BIOSIS, EMBASE, Gender Studies Database, MEDLINE, DIALNET
  • Page Numbers: pp.592-598

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: We aimed to understand whether laparoscopic ureterolithotomy (LU) is a good alternative to flexible ureterorenoscopic lithotripsy (FURS) by comparing these techniques concerning cost-effectiveness.