The effect of abdominal fat parameters on percutaneous nephrolithotomy success


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Cakmak O., Tarhan H., Cimen S., Ekin R. G. , Akarken I., Oztekin O., ...More

CUAJ-CANADIAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL, vol.10, no.3-4, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3-4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5489/cuaj.3484
  • Title of Journal : CUAJ-CANADIAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL

Abstract

Introduction: Obesity has been suggested to lower the success of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). However, the relationship between abdominal fat parameters, such as visceral and subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue, and PCNL success remained unclear. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of abdominal fat parameters on PCNL success.