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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • 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


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