Is there a difference in percutaneous nephrolithotomy outcomes among various types of pelvicaliceal system?

Yazici O., Binbay M., Akman T., Kezer C., Ozgor F., Yuruk E., ...More

WORLD JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.31, no.5, pp.1267-1272, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00345-012-0907-0
  • Title of Journal : WORLD JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1267-1272


During PNL procedures, stone clearance can be achieved by single access or multiple accesses for same stone size and configuration. At this point, we believed that pelvicaliceal system type may play a significant role on stone clearance. In our study, we aimed to investigate the effect of pelvicaliceal system type on PNL outcomes.