The Influence of Body Mass Index on Outcomes in Ureteroscopy: Results from the Clinical Research Office of Endourological Society URS Global Study

KRAMBECK A., WIJNSTOK N., OLBERT P., MITROI G., Bariol S., SHAH H. N. , ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY, cilt.31, sa.1, ss.20-26, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1089/end.2016.0514
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.20-26


Introduction: Although ureteroscopy (URS) has been established as a viable treatment for stones in obese patients, its safety and success has not been fully elucidated. The current study describes the worldwide prevalence of obesity in patients with urolithiasis and examines trends in URS outcomes, safety, and efficacy.