Comparison of Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery and Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Used in the Treatment of 2-4 cm Kidney Stones in Terms of Pain and Need for Additional Analgesics: A Prospective Randomized Study

Cakici M. C., Karakoyunlu N., Sari S., ÖZOK H. U., Selmi V., Kartal İ. G., ...More

JOURNAL OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC & ADVANCED SURGICAL TECHNIQUES, vol.30, no.12, pp.1301-1307, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Purpose: To compare the effects of retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) on postoperative pain and their differences in terms of the postoperative need for analgesics in the treatment of 2-4 cm kidney stones.