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Original Paper

Categorizing Intraoperative Complications of Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery

Oguz U.a · Resorlu B.b · Ozyuvali E.a · Bozkurt O.F.a · Senocak C.a · Unsal A.c

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aDepartment of Urology, Kecioren Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, bDepartment of Urology, 18 Mart University School of Medicine, Canakkale, and cDepartment of Urology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

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First-Page Preview
Abstract of Original Paper

Received: June 19, 2013
Accepted: July 24, 2013
Published online: February 06, 2014
Issue release date: February 2014

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 2

ISSN: 0042-1138 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0399 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/UIN

Abstract

Purpose: To review our intraoperative complications of retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for kidney calculi and stratify these complications according to the modified Satava classification system (SCS). Patients and Methods: 230 patients (119 males, 111 females) who underwent RIRS because of kidney calculi were analyzed. We documented and stratified the intraoperative complications according to the modified SCS. There are four grades for this classification: grade 1 complications include events without consequences for patients; grade 2a complications include events that could be treated with endoscopic surgery intraoperatively; grade 2b complications include events which were treated with endoscopic treatment in another session, and grade 3 describes the events requiring laparoscopic or open surgery. Results: Mean age was 39.1 years (range 1-78). The stone-free rate after one session was 81%. Intraoperative complications were recorded in 30.4% of the patients. According to the modified SCS, grade 1 complications were documented in 15.9%, grade 2a complications were documented in 5.6%, and grade 2b complications were documented in 8.9% of the patients. Grade 3 complications were not detected in any of the patients. Conclusion: In our opinion, the modified SCS can facilitate patients to understand the safety of this surgery and can make it easier to compare the results of different institutes and surgeons.

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Original Paper

Received: June 19, 2013
Accepted: July 24, 2013
Published online: February 06, 2014
Issue release date: February 2014

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 2

ISSN: 0042-1138 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0399 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/UIN


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