The Gachon University Ureteral Narrowing score: A comprehensive standardized system for predicting necessity of ureteral dilatation to treat proximal ureteral calculi

September 2016
Investigative & Clinical Urology;Sep2016, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p372
Academic Journal
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Results: Mean patients' age and their stone size were 48.53±12.90 years and 7.79±2.57 mm, respectively. Significantly smaller stone size (p=0.009), lower stone density (p=0.005), and lower ureteral density differences between ureteral narrowing level and far distal ureter (UD) (p<0.001) were observed in group 1 (n=34) than in group 2 (n=49).


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