Is Access Sheath Essential for Safety and Effective Retrograde Intrarenal Stone Surgery?


Yitgin Y., Yitgin E., Verep S. , Gasimov K. , Tefik T. , Karakose A.

JCPSP-JOURNAL OF THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS PAKISTAN, vol.31, no.10, pp.1202-1206, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.29271/jcpsp.2021.10.1202
  • Journal Name: JCPSP-JOURNAL OF THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS PAKISTAN
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.1202-1206
  • Keywords: Flexible ureteroscope, ITO score, Ureteral access sheath, Intrarenal stones, FLEXIBLE URETEROSCOPY, FLOW

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the results of retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) with flexible ureteroscope (f-URS), using ureteral access sheath and without the sheath.