The Randomized Comparison of Two Different Endoscopic Techniques in the Management of Large Bladder Stones: Transurethral Use of Nephroscope or Cystoscope?

Ener K., Agras K., Aldemir M., Okulu E. , Kayigil Ö.

JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY, vol.23, no.7, pp.1151-1155, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/end.2008.0647
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1151-1155


Purpose: Endoscopic treatment of large bladder stones via cystoscope is still bothersome, and open cystolithotomy is the preferred method in many centers. To gain more insight into the endoscopic bladder stone management, we aimed to compare the transurethral use of nephroscope and cystoscope randomly.