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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ramón de Fata, F; Hauner, K; Andrés, G; Angulo, J C; Straub, M 
Title:
Miniperc and retrograde intrarenal surgery: when and how? 
Abstract:
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) are consolidated procedures for the treatment of kidney stones; however, their primary weak points are the lower efficacy of ESWL, especially for lower calyx stones, and the morbidity of PCNL resulting from the creation and dilation of the percutaneous trajectory. The increasing miniaturization of percutaneous surgery instrumentation and the development of retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) are recent innovat...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Actas Urol Esp 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
39 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
442-50 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0210-4806 
TUM Institution:
Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik