Reduced Radiation Fluoroscopy Protocol during Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery for the Treatment of Kidney Stones

Kirac M., Tepeler A., Guneri C., KALKAN S., Kardas S., Armagan A., ...More

UROLOGY JOURNAL, vol.11, no.3, pp.1589-1594, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1589-1594
  • Keywords: fluoroscopy, kidney calculi, surgery, lithotripsy, adverse effects, treatment outcome, ureteroscopy, PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROLITHOTOMY, RENAL STONES, URETEROSCOPY, EXPOSURE, LITHOTRIPSY, MANAGEMENT, RISK, CM
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: To discuss whether fluoroscopic imaging is essential during the ureteroscopic treatment of kidney stones in an effort to diminish radiation exposure.