Primary ureteroscopy for distal-ureteral stones compared with ureteroscopy after failed extracorporeal lithotripsy

Tugcu V., Gurbuz G., Aras B. , Gurkan L., Otunctemur A., Tasci A. I.

JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY, vol.20, no.12, pp.1025-1029, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/end.2006.20.1025
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1025-1029


Background and Purpose: We reviewed our experiences with ureteroscopic pneumatic lithotripsy (URS-PL) for the treatment of distal-ureteral stones and investigated whether failed extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) is a limiting factor for the ureteroscopic procedure.